21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote

This is Sylvia Pankhurst in 1909. She is one of the oft-overlooked 'other' Pankhursts, daughter of famous suffragette Emmeline. Sylvia was a radical with a fascinating political and personal story. She was heavily influential in many of the social struggles of the Docklands and poor neighborhoods of the East End, and there is a blue plaque opposite Woodford tube station commemorating her link to the area.

Sylvia Pankhurst, born April English suffragette who was the third member of her family to fight for votes for women. Unlike her mother and sister, who believed that the vote should be for middle class women, she wanted the vote for women of all classes.

Inspirational Women Marie Curie www.JuntosLubricants.com

" Marie Skłodowska-Curie November 1867 – 4 July was a physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity.

Photograph of Suffragette demonstrating at the Strand, written on the back: "One of the Suffragettes parading through the Strand, advertising the demonstration". Dated 1909.

Historic Photos of Women Voting Throughout the Years Museum of London/Heritage Images/Getty Image. Emmeline Pankhurst, among the most famous voices in the English suffrage movement, advertises a march for women's suffrage in

A suffragette arrested, London, 1910

A suffragette arrested. London , late I'm thankful for all the brave women who struggled so we can vote.

martial arts expert Edith Margaret Garrud

The who's who of the suffragettes

martial arts expert Edith Margaret Garrud

Famous photograph of suffragette Ada Wright, beaten by British police in 1910. She was among hundreds beaten in response to a huge protest directly challenging Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, who had outright rejected the idea of making a bill to give women a vote.

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. CORRECTION: Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by police on “Black Friday” in NOT Susan B.

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes. Here - the famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman.

Bora Aksu's London Fashion Week Show Paid Homage to a Very Famous Suffragette

Bora Aksu's London Fashion Week Show Paid Homage to a Very Famous Suffragette

Bora Aksu has a tendency to turn to unusual and inspirational muses when creating his collections, and this season was no exception.

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes - Nov 3, 2015 -  Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes - Nov 2015 - Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman.

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman.

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman.

Famous suffragette Susan B. Anthony lived in Rochester. She was well known throughout the United States and often recognized by her alligator purse. The Susan B. Anthony House & Museum has cool updated version in their shop. #VisitROC #Shopping #history

Famous suffragette Susan B. Anthony lived in Rochester. She was well known throughout the United States and often recognized by her alligator purse. The Susan B. Anthony House & Museum has cool updated version in their shop.

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