While preparations begin for the 2017 International Women’s Day on Wednesday, the capital kickstarted the event over the weekend with a powerful march. Thousands of women took to the streets of London on Sunday as part of Care International’s March4Women. Men were encouraged to join the march which saw a constant chant of “women’s rights are human rights.” Notable figures including the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and celebrities such as Annie Lennox, Bianca Jagger and Melanie C turned up to show their support.
Known as one of the world’s first transgender models, Caroline Cossey has paved the way for the trans community. After travelling the world as a showgirl, Caroline embarked on a successful career as a model appearing in major fashion and pin-up magazines. In 1974, Caroline went through her final gender reassignment surgery.