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There was everything you’d expect at a Women’s Institute meeting: tea, cakes, sandwiches - even some supportive men – gathered in Harrietsham village hall last Saturday. But there’s so much more to the WI than Jam and Jerusalem. It was founded in 1915 to encourage women to produce food – yes, including jam - for the war effort. Now the work of the WI includes raising considerable sums for charity and campaigning on women’s rights and opportunities. With 220,000 members, it’s the largest voluntary organisation in the UK with branches in towns and villages across the country.