And the show also featured segments on the ongoing struggle for equality.
It's 100 years since some women got the right to vote. But equality isn't just about voting, it's an important value to have in the workplace too. These business women have been telling @stephbreakfast their advice for women at work and in business. #1918womenpic.twitter.com/tm6bMhhjWh
"Young and female… You've got your work cut out in front of you here." A fascinating insight into women's experiences and aspirations in the workplace, across 4 generations. #1918womenpic.twitter.com/nkjviEXQkt
Elsewhere on the BBC, Radio 4’s Today programme used only women contributors and an all-female presenter line-up on its show.
Woman’s Hour, too, celebrated the 100th anniversary by broadcasting the show from the Pankhurst Centre in Manchester. During the programme, Jenni Murray interviewed Prime Minister Theresa May, whose late godmother was a suffragette.