The announcement that Mrs Pankhurst
was coming was "received with enthusiasm".
A group of Y11 pupils launched this year's Redcar and Cleveland Inspiring Women Awards at Redcar station, where Emmeline Pankhurst
visited in 1909.
Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst
(centre) spoke at the Birmingham Hippodrome (right) on March 10, 1918, about the plight of women munitions workers
Suffragettes, including Emmeline Pankhurst
, centre, in 1913
For Helen Pankhurst
, the great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst
, it's a name that has always attracted attention - and not just in Britain.
But Emmeline Pankhurst
is just one of many women from the Manchester area to make their mark on history.
Ellis-Bextor will be joined by comedian Sue Perkins, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Bianca Jagger, Anne Marie Duff, Michael Sheen, Biffy Clyro and Emmeline Pankhurst
's great-granddaughter, Helen Pankhurst
, at Sunday's rally
Anthem was composed by Lucy Pankhurst
and has words by Helen Pankhurst
, a writer and women's rights campaigner.
CHILDREN'S book of the week FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY by Kate Pankhurst
is published in paperback by Bloomsbury Children's Books, priced PS6.
The fight by strong women, such as Emmeline Pankhurst
and Millicent Fawcett and the many women involved in the Suffragette movement, forced the government to give some women the vote before the franchise was extended 10 years later.
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From Frida Kahlo to Amelia Earhart, Emmeline Pankhurst
to Marie Curie, Agent Fifi and Sacagawea, these women proved that hard work, determination and belief in yourself can produce amazing results.