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Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

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Anna Munro was a Scottish suffragette who was a founder of the Women’s Freedom League. In 1912 she walked from Edinburgh to London to protest because women were not allowed to vote for Members of Parliament (they could only participate in certain local elections).

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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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from Slate Magazine

A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

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