Facing up to Oppression
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage
The struggle for women's suffrage was a campaign which began in the drawing rooms of London and Manchester in the mid 19th century.
Birth of a Movement
The suffrage movement grew out of a growing sense of injustice in the second half of the 19th century that women were denied the vote.
Taking Tea and Talking Politics
The sedate Edwardian tearoom facilitated women's bold fight for freedom.
Overcoming Obstacles and Innovating
The Creativity of Protest
Suffragettes were astute and inventive, creating new forms of protest to keep their campaign in the public eye.
It's surprising how much activists of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) used outdoor spaces for public meetings.
WSPU Branches and Shops
The new forms of direct action used by suffragettes caught the public imagination.
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