Proud to be Yorkshire: 14 of the greatest women who hailed from the White Rose county

Thursday 8th March sees the world celebrate women around the world as part of International Women's Day.

Wednesday, 7th March 2018, 8:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th March 2018, 8:55 am
Inspirational Yorkshire women: Dame Judi Dench, Jane Tomlinson, the Bronte sisters, Hannah Hauxwell and Betty Boothroyd.

This day commemorates the continuing movement for women’s rights and the achievements of many women around the world.

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Women from Yorkshire play an integral part in this and there are a host of women who have made groundbreaking achievements in areas including television, science and politics.

Click on the gallery link to see our list of amazing Yorkshire women.