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Annie Kenney, (1879 - 1953) Suffragette who spent three days in prison for daring to ask Churchill and Sir Edward Grey if they believed women should have the right to vote. Neither man replied.

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Emmeline Pankhurst After her husband died in 1898, Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), an all-women suffrage advocacy organisation dedicated to "deeds, not words."The group placed itself separately from–and often in opposition to–political parties. Pankhurst, her daughters, and other WSPU activists were sentenced to repeated prison sentences, where they staged hunger strikes to secure better conditions

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What the fuck?! Jake Sweed, wherever you are, you're a fucking asshole and I hope you die alone.

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Do you want to learn or teach about children’s rights and the responsibility we all have in helping realise these rights? Maybe you want to learn more about UNICEF’s work all around the world. Or maybe you’re looking for ways that you can help to support UNICEF’s work through using your voice or your time.

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Traitors' Gate

Traitors Gate, Tower of London Traitors GateThe infamous entrance to the Tower of London, Traitors Gate, is the water-gate entrance to the Tower of London complex and forms part of St. Thomas' Tower, which was built to provide additional royal accommodation. The gate was designed by the Medieval architect Master James of St George on the orders of King Edward I between 1275 and 1279 to provide a new water-gate by which King Edward could arrive at the Tower by river. In the proceeding…

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I appreciate that this is put on OITNB images, because we need to talk a lot more all the time about the realities for women in prison.

I appreciate that this is put on OITNB images, because we need to talk a lot more all the time about the realities for women in prison.

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from Mail Online

The forgotten suffragettes: From the vote to being able to wear comfortable clothes, the little-known women who fought for the rights we take for granted today

Suffragettes. Some of the women who were force fed in prison suffered Long-term health consequences for years to come

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from Slate Magazine

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

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