Margaret Thatcher pictured at a photo-call
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Did Margaret Thatcher help the cause of women?

Margaret Thatcher achieved a unique place in history as the UK's first, and so far only, female prime minister.

Her election forged a path for women in politics and arguably raised their aspirations in the workplace.

However while in power she froze child benefit, and criticised working mothers for creating a "crèche generation'' .

Louise Stewart reports.

  • 09 Apr 2013
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