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Suffragettes

Anna Munro was a Scottish suffragette who was a founder of the Women’s Freedom League. In 1912 she walked from Edinburgh to London to protest because women were not allowed to vote for Members of Parliament (they could only participate in certain local elections).

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A Suffrage Badge and Ribbon produced for the English group the Women's Social and Political Union.

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Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

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UK -- The 'Suffragette Look' as worn by Norah Balls. The suffragette uniform was introduced in 1908. During the winter months members of the WSPU were required to wear 'full dress uniform' of a ' white frock with regalia and colours' to all indoor meetings and breakfast receptions. During the summer months this uniform was also worn to all outdoor processions and rallies.   Artist/Photographer/Maker Women's Social and Political Union

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from Mail Online

The forgotten suffragettes: From the vote to being able to wear comfortable clothes, the little-known women who fought for the rights we take for granted today

Suffragettes. Some of the women who were force fed in prison suffered Long-term health consequences for years to come

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