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Mary Robinson’s memoirs were published yesterday, reminding us what an inspirational woman she is. When she ran for a seat on the Irish senate aged 25, she lobbied for legal contraception, then in 1990 she became Ireland’s first female President. Now 68, Mary is a prominent human rights activist who fights to raise awareness of causes including child marriage.


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