Suffragettes

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  • People

    A collection of Sylvia Pankhurst paintings has been bought by the Tate

    The pictures show women working in mills and potteries

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    Emily Reynolds
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  • Visible Women

    A statue of Emmeline Pankhurst was just unveiled in Manchester

    Thousands gathered to celebrate the work done by the pioneering suffragette in achieving voting rights for British women.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Life

    How well do you remember the lyrics to Mary Poppins’ Sister Suffragette?

    We bet you can’t score 10/10 on this quiz…

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Visible Women

    The inspiring reason why these London buildings are being renamed after suffragettes

    The announcement was made this morning by the Countess of Wessex.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Visible Women

    4 female MPs on what it’s really like to be a woman in parliament

    Women won the right to become MPs 100 years ago today. But do our current crop of female MPs feel that everything is equal?

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    Anna Fielding
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  • Visible Women

    Who was Constance Markievicz, the first female MP?

    A portrait of the suffragette and Irish revolutionary has just been gifted to the UK parliament. Here’s why she was so important.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Your 2019 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

    Celebrate, educate and get irate at these events, into autumn and beyond.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    How you could star in this amazing public artwork celebrating women’s suffrage

    Pay tribute to an amazing woman in your life – or yourself – by submitting photos to The Face of Suffrage project.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    Visible Women

    A letter from the first militant suffragette has been discovered – read it here

    Working-class suffragette Annie Kenney wrote the letter to her sister after being released from prison.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Where to see the UK’s best statues of remarkable women from history

    From Emmeline Pankhurst to Mary Seacole and Cilla Black, these statues honour the achievements of the UK’s female trailblazers.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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