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Dame Yasmin and other ‘inspirational women’ invited to 10 Downing Street

10 March 2014

The Prime Minister invited Dame Yasmin to 10 Downing Street to attend a reception to celebrate Inspirational Women on Thursday 6th March.

Showbiz stars including Joan Collins, Helena Bonham Carter, Lorraine Pascale and Erin O'Connor were also at the reception, along with the England Women's cricket team and Olympic stars including Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE.

The event was organised to mark International Women's Day which took place on Saturday 8th March and is one of a number of events that the UK government is supporting around this year’s theme of ‘inspiring change’.

International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.