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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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I chose this pin because it shows one of the women getting arrested for protesting. It shows that women fought for what they believed was right. The film, "Iron Jawed Angels."

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The 10 best female pioneers

Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her life. We would have got the vote without her.

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Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 or 1857 -- 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

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The top 50 most empowering feminist quotes of all time

Emmeline Pankhurst, suffragette “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.”

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Suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst Tile Coaster

On this day 14th July,1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

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Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested in 1914. Meanwhile, in 1902: Australian women won the right to vote.

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Nine inspiring lessons the suffragettes can teach feminists today

Emmeline Pankhurst celebrating with Christabel Pankhurst and others after being released from prison. Photograph: Hulton Getty

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Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette

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Why the suffragettes still matter: 'they dared to act as the equals of men'

From left: Emmeline Pankhurst with daughters Christabel and Sylvia at Waterloo station, London, 1911.

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