Women take over London Eye to celebrate International Day of the Girl

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Women take over London Eye to celebrate International Day of the Girl
10th October 2014

Successful women from across the UK including Julie Walters and Victoria Pendleton have taken over the London Eye to celebrate the International Day of the Girl.

Mentors from across a range of professions and industries including engineering, sport, film and politics will take over the wheel’s pods offering girls from 30 schools 15 minute mentoring sessions. 
The event started two years ago and promotes female equality. 


Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre, explains her involvement in Day of the Girl and discusses the importance of role models for young women.


Author Kathy Lette speaks to Luke Blackall about the endurance of inequality and the need for women to 'stand on their own stilettos'.

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