Suffragettes

  • Visible Women

    Your 2018 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

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

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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  • Visible Women

    Meet the woman behind this autumn’s biggest feminist musical

    Kate Prince is the choreographer-director of Sylvia, a musical about suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst – and Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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    Hillary Clinton has a new job and she’s absolutely perfect for it

    OK, it’s not President of the United States but it’s almost as good

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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.

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    Visible Women

    “Emmeline Pankhurst wasn’t perfect, but she was still a hero”

    14 July is Emmeline Pankhurst Day. The leading suffragette was flawed, divisive and autocratic – and we should never forget her.

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  • Visible Women

    This new BBC documentary about Emmeline Pankhurst is a must-watch

    Emmeline Pankhurst: The Making of a Militant will explore the woman behind the myth.

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  • Visible Women

    This online exhibition takes you behind the scenes of the suffrage movement

    The brainchild of Google, Road to Equality celebrates the heroic women who fought for the right to vote.

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    Moya Crockett
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