Suffragettes were members of women's organization in the late 19th and early 20th century, particularly in Great Britain. Tactics included hunger strikes…
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This picture was chosen because it reminded me of how under-privileged and unequal the social system used to be concerning the voting rights towards women when we studied for it in class. It can be tied back to the movie we had see, The Iron-Jawed Angels, depicting the struggle of attaining voting rights for women. I choose this pin because I liked how they showed the power women have and should deserve knowing we are the mother of every person.
English suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928), founder, with her daughter Christabel (1880 - 1958), of the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903, is removed from a Suffragette protest by a policeman. She was frequently imprisoned and underwent hunger strikes and forcible feeding.
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“Charlotte Despard (1844-1939) was an English-born, later Irish-based suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, vegetarian and anti-vivisection advocate.” Picture taken by James Jarché for the Daily Herald, June 1933: speaking at an anti-fascist rally in Trafalgar Square, London