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"Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette". Ladies, our fore mothers fought for the rights of future generations (us) so that we would have the chance and the choice to vote. Do not let that struggle be in vain. Vote!

Type of Source: Picture from mollymakingmoney.wix.com Date of Origin: 1920's Women's suffrage became a large issue in the 1920's to 30's. Women had to fight for their rights to vote and even to be classified as 'persons' In 1916 Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta gave women the provincial vote, later in 1917 Ontario and BC followed. In May of 1918 all Canadian women were granted the right to vote, except Quebec. Anderson, Doris. "Status of women." The Canadian Encyclopedia. 2/07/06.

"“never again” This image is one of the most powerful pro-choice images I’ve ever seen. When I saw it in the newspaper I immediately cut it out and hung it on my wall. This is not my image. I’m using it with permission from Arthur Newspaper

from the Guardian

Why the suffragettes still matter: 'they dared to act as the equals of men'

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

from Abduzeedo

Daily Inspiration #1316

What are you going to do when all reserves are tapped out and they have fracked the life out of mother earth? Go GREEN. Reduce travel pollution with video conferencing.

Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907. And it looks like the about ripped her skirt off.