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UK House of Commons Dec 14
100 years ago today, Constance Markievicz became the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons - although she did not take her seat. We've mapped which constituencies have been represented by women since then.
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Cabinet Office Dec 14
100 years ago today, women voted in a general election for the first time. Look back on how we've celebrated this historic year of suffrage centenary.
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Allison K. Lange, PhD Aug 13
Just announced: Sojourner Truth--who fought so hard for public, visual representation during her lifetime--will be included on a new suffrage statue in Central Park! YAY!
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Lesley Mitchell Dec 8
Proud to be a part of ’s campaign
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Vicky Iglikowski-Broad Jul 30
I find the comments on suffragettes mental health fascinating in records. This relates to the descriptions of Olive Wharry on hunger strike records, but similar comments are reflected throughout her & others Home Office files.
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Allison K. Lange, PhD Aug 5
Seriously considering hosting a suffrage manuscripts transcription party in 2020! thoughts ?
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Pankhurst Centre 🐝 Jul 14
Today would have been Emmeline Pankhurst’s 161st birthday. An inspired leader of the , her tactics and views were contentious & controversial. Here’s to remembering women’s history- however difficult.
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Jim McMahon MP Dec 13
Exciting ready for the big day tomorrow! I wonder what Annie Kenney would make of the inspiration she has brought to our town Shirley and Arooj on duty today to see it installed after two year solid years of fundraising. By the people, for the people
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Joanna Cherry QC MP Dec 14
And first woman to hold cabinet office in Western Europe. I have a portrait of her in my Westminster office and am proud to call her an inspiration
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Pavee Point Dec 14
Two Traveller women Nan Joyce and Rosaleen McDonagh who ran for election
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Mayor Andy Burnham Dec 14
My message for young people: Know what your your great grandparents did and take inspiration from them. Go forward and change the world for yourselves.
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Katie Mar 22
The Moving Story on Saturday, 2-4pm we celebrate women who’ve campaigned for voting rights as we launch a new web resource featuring imaginative and emotive animations made by students across Scotland, voiced by GWL regulars.
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Tom Brake MP 🔶 Jan 11
It’s shocking that only 14% of London’s 943 blue plaques commemorate women. It’s vital that we recognise the achievements of female historical figures. I encourage everyone to take part in this excellent campaign by
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KT #Ode2Joy Parker🐬 Dec 14
Replying to @theresa_may
And you're celebrating by stripping 32mn British females of their freedom of movement rights (along with 31mn Brit-males), as well as denying them a on the facts, all so that you can ram through a sold on a false prospectus in a legally tainted Ref.
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Laura R. Prieto Jul 13
Added 14 names, all w existing Wikipedia articles, to the African-American Suffragists category. Others remain . All their work deserves to be better known; was not just a white women's movement.
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Donna Gilligan Jun 17
Delighted to say that my suffrage exhibition will be on display in Lisburn from June to October - a fantastic venue and a great platform for sharing history!
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Glasgow Women’s Library Dec 23
Behind door number 23 we have an anti-suffragette postcard from the early 20th century. Body shaming was as alive and well then as it is today. [postcard: 2010-71-5-1-29]
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Glasgow Women’s Library Mar 18
This weekend we're launching the first of our Vote 100: The Moving Story animations with a special afternoon of suffrage games! [GIF by Michael Mackay from an animation about Eunice Guthrie Murray]
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Dutch Embassy London May 9
The Netherlands celebrates 100 years of women’s . This was achieved after years of activism, also collaborating with British suffragettes. Hence, NL and UK celebrate and at nearly the same time.
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Bloomberg TicToc Dec 14
Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst is honored with a new statue in Manchester, U.K., to mark 100 years since some women could vote in a general election
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