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A poster for an exhibition encouraging girls to stay on at school for sixth-form education held at the Cockpit Gallery in London in 1985. The sixth-form is an important stage in education providing an opportunity to go on to university. More than half of university students today are women.
(PRO) INF 10/39/007
A woman filling a glass with mawby - a non-alcoholic drink from the juices of a local tree - in Bridgetown, Barbados in 1950. For most women in an earlier generation the educational opportunities were much more restricted and few went on to study at college or university. Many had to focus on earning a living rather than getting an education.
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