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If you thought it was trivial to care about putting a woman on a bank note, #feministtenner will prove you wrong

Jane-Austen-new-bank-noteI was pleasantly surprised by something that happened on Twitter today. Not something you read every day, is it? But hear me out.

Today, activist Caroline Criado-Perez, who campaigned for the Bank of England to issue a note featuring a woman, started promoting a hashtag called #feministtenner. The idea came from tweeter Lynn Schreiber, who pledged to give her first newly-issued £10 note (which will now feature Jane Austen) to the women’s charity Refuge…

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