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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    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?

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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“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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Meghan Markle champions feminism with women’s suffrage speech

The Duchess of Sussex advocates fairness and choice

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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Made By Girls
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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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Moya Crockett
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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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“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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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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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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10 fascinating women engraved on the Millicent Fawcett statue

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

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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Stylist Team
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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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Moya Crockett
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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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Shola Mos-Shogbamimu has a very important mission for women everywhere

Are you prepared to take the pledge, ladies?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sue Perkins’ sexual harassment speech is so incredibly powerful

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Amnesty wants you to nominate your modern day suffragettes

The charity are celebrating "suffragette spirit"

Life

A pause for poetry

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

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