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suffragette

a female advocate of the extension of the franchise to women, esp a militant one, as in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century
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suffragette

a member of the militant female movement which, in the early part of the 20th-century, advocated the extension of the right to vote to women.
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She took part in suffragette marches and pageants from the age of nine, which is quite incredible.
Red Emma ended up being thrown in prison for being part of a demonstration in London, which saw more than 700 suffragettes try and force entry to the Houses of Parliament.
As the great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, British political activist and leader of the British Suffragette movement, and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst, campaigner for the Suffragette movement in the United Kingdom, she could have had no greater role models.
One location listed is The Queen's Cinema, where a showing of the film A Militant Suffragette starring Danish film actress Asta Nielsen was disrupted in February 1914 by a group of suffrage supporters.
The china was used at the two-week-long Women's Exhibition of 1909, which raised funds for the suffragettes in their quest to allow women to vote in elections.
Critique: An inherently fascinating, impressively informative, and exceptionally well presented study, "Suffragette Planners and Plotters: The Pankhurst, Pethick-Lawrence Story" by Kathryn Atherton is an extraordinary, unique, and unreservedly recommended addition to community and academic library American History collections in general, and the Suffragette Movement supplemental studies lists in particular.
The project was led by Institute of Gender Studies student Elaine Rowland and designer Graham Boyd, in the great tradition of suffragette banners.
"There is an opportunity with this project to educate and engage children and young people across the UK in the story of the suffragettes, and the importance their fight holds for women all over the world in today's society."
"The suffragettes were a tightknit community of their own and without the strength and camaraderie of that community, they would never have achieved the vote.
She encourages Maud to join the Suffragette movement.
We featured the story of Montgomeryshire suffragette Kate Evans ahead of the auction, which took place on Wednesday.