Women's Suffrage

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The story of the American suffragette movement is also the story of the UK’s fight

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  • UK Feminist Events for 2019
    Visible Women

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

  • People

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

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

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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.

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    Visible Women

    “What happened when Stylist went into a school to talk about gender equality”

    If there’s anything scarier than standing up in front of a classroom of 14-year-olds, I’d like to hear about it.

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    Fashion

    Why Meghan Markle wore *that* navy dress for her feminist speech

    Once again, there’s more to the Duchess of Sussex’s outfit than meets the eye…

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  • People

    Meghan Markle champions feminism with women’s suffrage speech

    The Duchess of Sussex advocates fairness and choice

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  • Life

    What does the word ‘power’ really mean to girls in 2018?

    We asked our team of girls what their definition of ‘power’ is. Their answers were incredibly insightful…

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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.

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    People

    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

    “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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    Moya Crockett
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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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  • Visible Women

    Michelle Keegan discovers her remarkable connection to Emmeline Pankhurst

    How the Our Girl actress reacted when she learned her ancestor was a suffragist

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    10 fascinating women engraved on the Millicent Fawcett statue

    From a free-love radical to a disabled militant and an Indian princess

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  • People

    The statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett has been unveiled in London

    We spoke to Mayor Sadiq Khan and artist Gillian Wearing about why it’s so important to have a statue of a woman in Parliament Square.

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  • Visible Women

    Meet the woman producing a UK-wide parade celebrating women’s suffrage

    Stylist’s Woman of the Week is artistic director Helen Marriage, whose company is producing the upcoming Processions march.

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  • Visible Women

    These 8 inspiring women’s projects just won £600,000 in government funding

    They were awarded the money as part of the government’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Shola Mos-Shogbamimu has a very important mission for women everywhere

    Are you prepared to take the pledge, ladies?

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  • Visible Women

    Sue Perkins’ sexual harassment speech is so incredibly powerful

    “It is the abusers’ shame to own, not ours”

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  • Beauty

    This limited edition red lipstick supports female empowerment

    A red lipstick with even more clout than usual

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  • Life

    Amnesty wants you to nominate your modern day suffragettes

    The charity are celebrating "suffragette spirit"

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  • Life

    A pause for poetry

    Poet, actress and feminist Jade Anouka reads her verse in celebration of the suffragettes

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    Win a private, evening curator tour of the Museum of London’s Suffragette displays

    Plus an overnight stay at the Strand Palace Hotel

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