International Women’s Day 2019: 12 Wearside women who’ve made their mark in the world

War heroes Ida and Louise Cook
War heroes Ida and Louise Cook
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On International Women’s Day we’ve highlighted 12 Wearside women who’ve smashed the glass ceiling and made a mark in their field.

From the world of work, to pioneering women’s education and being a charity champion, their achievements are far-reaching.