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100 years of protests by women, but which placard is from when?

Protest marches by women's rights campaigners are not just something from the history books.

The Suffragettes film, which hit cinemas on Monday, has renewed interest in the women who took to the streets in the fight to be treated equally to men.

Their story has reminded us that the battle for equality is still being fought in the UK and around the world.

And across 100 years of protest, the clothes may have changed but the words on the placards are strikingly similar.

The BBC have picked out images of women's protest stretching back for a century, but with similar messages to today.

See if you can work out which year these placards are from....

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October 15, 2015

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