women's suffrage


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women's suffrage

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the right of women to vote. See also suffragette
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He says the most horrid things about women's suffrage so nicely, and when I said I believed in equality he just folded his arms and gave me such a setting down as I've never had.
She had taken her degree in geology and mineralogy in the University of London, and while working upon the auriferous rocks of North Wales, after a brief holiday spent in agitating for women's suffrage, she had been struck by the possibility of these reefs cropping up again under the water.
NNA - UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has used the occasion of International Women's Day, and centenary of women's suffrage, to wish Lebanese women candidates good luck, saying they have the "strength, grit and determination to succeed.
The banners were used by the Cardiff & District Women's Suffrage Society during marches and protests in the early 1900s.
The evening will begin at 5pm with a talk by Mrs Barbara Lawson Reay on the women's suffrage movement in North Wales.
IN the 50 years before women gained the vote in 1918, almost 17,000 petitions for women's suffrage were sent to the House of Commons, containing over 3.
Joan Burton spoke in the Dail about the centenary of women's suffrage and who better than someone who slashed women's State pensions and lone parent benefits to mothers?
She said: "One hundred years since women's suffrage, it's a huge privilege to take on this role and lead Bolton council.
Campbell-Bannerman had been an opponent of women's suffrage.
Campaigns for women's rights, including the right to vote, started around the mid-19th century, but it wasn't really until 1897, when Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, that the campaign for women's suffrage gained momentum.
The banner from the Cardiff and District Women's Suffrage Society, made by president Mabel Lewis, will also be shown.
Sharon Liptrott A milestone in British democracy and women's suffrage is being celebrated at Dumfries Museum.

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