suffragette


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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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Bessie joined the suffragette movement aged just nine, playing the bagpipes across the country on marches campaigning for equality and the right for women to vote.
Emma Sproson Lloyd was a leading member of the suffragette movement.
Because despite huge progress since the Suffragette campaigns and wave after wave of feminism, women are still fighting for equality.
The Scottish Suffragette Cities Project, led by RGU communication and media professor Sarah Pederson, reveals the lengths women went to to fight for the right to vote in the area between 1867 and 1918.
The sugar bowl and plates were part of a larger collection designed by Sylvia Pankhurst, daughter of the leading light of the suffragette movement Emmeline Pankhurst.
The china was used at the twoweek-long Women's Exhibition of 1909, which raised funds for the suffragettes in their quest for women to be allowed to vote in elections.
"Suffragette Planners and Plotters" is the first study to give the Pethick-Lawrences the recognition that their part in the fight for the vote deserves, shedding new light on the development of the militant campaign.
I was never taught about women's history or the suffragettes; it was not part of the curriculum.
I was never taught about women's history or the suffragettes, it was not part of the curriculum.
SUFFRAGETTE (tonight, Film4, 6.40pm) opens in 1912 London.
Join historian Jill Liddington to walk in the footsteps of local suffragettes as well as the visit in 1906 of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst who addressed packed meetings in the town.
RARE suffragette memorabilia found in a shoebox is expected to make up to PS1500 at auction.