#GAReads | The Independent's Women of 2018: From Christine Blasey Ford to Michelle Obama
When you look back on the past 12 months, it seems fitting to dub 2018 the year of the woman.
Not only were celebrations held across the UK to mark the centenary of women's suffrage, but millions of women also took part in marches around the world to drive change in the aftermath of #MeToo. Then, in May, there was a historic vote to legalise abortions in the Republic of Ireland. In the last 12 months, women's voices were louder than ever before – and people listened.