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A Suffrage Badge and Ribbon produced for the English group the Women's Social and Political Union.

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

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from the Guardian

Why the suffragettes still matter: 'they dared to act as the equals of men'

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

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c. 1991: Tony Benn’s plaque to Emily Wilding Davison, placed in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."

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Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907. And it looks like the about ripped her skirt off.

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"Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette". Ladies, our fore mothers fought for the rights of future generations (us) so that we would have the chance and the choice to vote. Do not let that struggle be in vain. Vote!

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from Mail Online

An accidental martyr? The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Today I am grateful for what these strong women did some 100 years ago... we owe them so much more than most people remember. KH

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from Mail Online

The forgotten suffragettes: From the vote to being able to wear comfortable clothes, the little-known women who fought for the rights we take for granted today

Suffragettes. Some of the women who were force fed in prison suffered Long-term health consequences for years to come

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