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a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)

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Another woman took an axe to a barrier in Percy Street, while suffragettes broke windows at the Liberal Club, the Palace Theatre and the General Post Office opposite the cathedral and in Pink Lane and Barras Bridge.
The so-called Battle of Newcastle took place in October 1909, as the suffragette campaign for votes for women hotted up.
THE price ticket read "9ct gold Suffragette brooch" and the antiques fair stallholder was in no doubt: this, he explained, would have been worn by a woman in the early 1900s to show her support for the "Votes for Women" movement.
There are six Suffragettes and players follow the instructions printed on the squares their figure falls on.
Kate Allen, director of Amnesty International UK, explains why the Suffragettes Spirit is still vital: "Last year was a bad year to be brave.
The exhibition celebrates the events and people associated with the Suffragette movement in Loughborough.
Fighting for their rights Emmeline Pankhurst, centre, and fellow Suffragettes, taken around 1913
The outbreak of the First World War saw protests put on hold, but the Suffragettes were finally able to celebrate their own victory 100 years ago.
The very ones lauding the suffragettes this week were a few years ago claiming antiwater charge protesters were akin to Islamic State.
07 (ANI): Indian princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh on Tuesday was honoured by the Royal Mail of the UK, which marked the centenary of the suffragette movement with eight special stamps.
THE Home Secretary has said she will "look at" calls to pardon suffragettes who were treated as criminals during their fight for voting rights.
With the death of Prime Minister and Stirling MP Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman in April 1908, suffragettes of every party converged on Stirling to fight the Stirling and Dunfermline Burghs by-election.
FEMALE MSPs gathered at Holyrood yesterday to pay tribute to the suffragettes who had paved their way.
The suffragettes disrupted a public meeting with Prime Minister Herbert Asquith at Bingley Hall.