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

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

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

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

Emmeline Pankhurst 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." She was criticized for her tactics, but her work is recognised as a crucial element in achieving women's suffrage in Britain.

Emmeline Pankhurst 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." She was criticized for her tactics, but her work is recognised as a crucial element in achieving women's suffrage in Britain.

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

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

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

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

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."

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."

THANK YOU, EMMELINE!!! Suffragette (women's rights movement) Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, England, [1907-1914].

THANK YOU, EMMELINE!!! Suffragette (women's rights movement) Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, England, [1907-1914].

Songsheet of 'The March of the Women', 1911. Songsheet in the suffragette colours of purple, green and white, showing women and children marching with the banner of the Women's Social and Political Union, demanding votes for women. This anthem was written by Ethel Smyth in 1911 and was dedicated to Emmeline Pankhurst, a leading campaigner in the suffragette movement.

Songsheet of 'The March of the Women', 1911. Songsheet in the suffragette colours of purple, green and white, showing women and children marching with the banner of the Women's Social and Political Union, demanding votes for women. This anthem was written by Ethel Smyth in 1911 and was dedicated to Emmeline Pankhurst, a leading campaigner in the suffragette movement.

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