The long struggle to free pre-Victorian Catholics from laws barring them from public life. Read more
7 Catholic Emancipation
The long struggle to free pre-Victorian Catholics from laws barring them from public life.
8 The Married Women's Property Act
The struggle to win married women's right to own property and be counted as full citizens.
9 Gay Rights
The decriminalisation of homosexuality, and the struggle for equal rights that followed.
10 Freedom of Information
How the British public won the right to know more of the truth about the conduct of power.
Week Two Omnibus - From the Abolition of Atlantic Slavery to the Freedom of Information Act
A new series exploring the long history of struggles for liberty in Britain.