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Morning, Ricky here
with your morning news.
And it's a very sporty Saturday.
Short track speed skater
Elise Christie will kick
off her Olympic campaign.
The triple World champion
is one of Britains biggest
medal hopes at the games.
She was disqualified
in all three races at the last
Olympics, so will definitely
have a point to prove.
The Welsh will be looking
for revenge in the Six
Nations later today.
They've lost their last three
games against England.
But it won't be easy -
England are on a 14-game
winning streak for matches
played at Twickenham.
And the North London derby
between Spurs and Arsenal
is the highlight of today's
Premier League games.
It will be the first time the rivals
have met at Wembley since 1993.
Next, to a big anniversary
from earlier in the week.
100 years since a change in the law
gave women in the UK the right
to vote in General Elections
for the first time.
They still didn't have the same
voting rights as men,
but it marked an important
step towards equality.
But what does equality mean?
Let's hear what this lot think.
It means if the boys can do it, you
can as well.
Equality to me means
listening to everybody and valuing
what they have to say, no matter who
My very favourite
description of equality comes from
an indigenous tribe in Latin
America, where they say, are tribe
is like an eagle. An eagle has two
wings, one is male, one is female.
Only when the two wings are equal
with our tribe fly true.
me means having equal rights between
men and women or whatever gender you
Equality is super
important to me and it should be to
all of you watching, the reason is,
because we don't have it yet.
don't consider the voices of half
the world, we just miss out on the
voices of half the population.
it loads in school where girls can
act the same as boys do the same
things and they get personally
attacked by boys and that's not
I think it's really important
that we live in a society that is
To do lots of people are still
fighting to have equality.
We have a
long way to go, but we are going in
the right direction.
Finally, you've heard of a catwalk,
but how about a dog walk?
Well, take a look at this.
Some of New York's most pampered
pooches and their zany owners have
been taking to the stage
for the annual New York
Pet Fashion Show.
The event raises money
for animal rescue charities.
We're back at 12:15.
See you then.