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Meryl Streep lambasted over 'I'd rather be a rebel than a slave' shirt

Meryl Streep lambasted over 'I'd rather be a rebel than a slave' t-shirts for Suffragette movie | Daily Mail Online

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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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The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

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Susan B. Anthony - Social Reformer. One of the most famous suffragettes, she traveled, lectured and canvassed the nation for the vote for over sixty years while also advocating the abolition of slavery, women's rights to their own property and earnings, and the right to organize and belong to women's labor organizations.

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Kate Sheppard was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage (the movement to allow women to vote in New Zealand), and is the country's most famous suffragette. She also appears on the NZ ten-dollar note. Because New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage, Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries.

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The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes - Nov 3, 2015 - Famous suffragette Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain)

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