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A Gift for Emily – #votingmatters

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A Gift for Emily – #votingmatters

A  G I F T   F O R   E M I L Y   -   # V O T I N G M A T T E R S   . #votingmatters is a new campaign from #Emilymatters. which champions gender equality and encourages young women to vote, ensuring that legacies such as suffragette […]

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People Power Now – #votingmatters

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People Power Now – #votingmatters

P E O P L E   P O W E R   N O W   -   # V O T I N G M A T T E R S . The weather was changeable outside but the speeches and discussions at the Are We Powerless? event were brimming with energy and moved in […]

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Are We Powerless? – #votingmatters

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Are We Powerless? – #votingmatters

 A R E   W E   P O W E R L E S S ?   -   # V O T I N G M A T T E R S   . It may be a bit grey outside today, but I’m off to Are We Powerless – A public debate on […]

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Deeds AND Words – #votingmatters

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Deeds AND Words – #votingmatters

D E E D S   A N D   W O R D S   -   # V O T I N G M A T T E R S     #votingmatters is a new campaign from #Emilymatters. which champions gender equality and encourages young women to vote, ensuring that legacies such as suffragette Emily Davison’s […]

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#Emilymatters – Emma Watson – Onwards Together!

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#Emilymatters – Emma Watson – Onwards Together!

E M M A   W A T S O N   -   O N W A R D S   T O G E T H E R   ‪   Emma Watson deliverd a game-changing speech on feminism at the UN:   Why has the word become such an unpopular one? I think it is right […]

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#Emilymatters – June Purvis: Emily Davison’s imprint on British history

#Emilymatters – June Purvis: Emily Davison’s imprint on British history

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T   Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison’s Epsom Derby protest remains a controversial act, with some arguing to this day that it damaged the case for women’s suffrage. In the following guest blog post, June Purvis, professor of women’s & gender history at Portsmouth […]

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#Emilymatters – Eileen Luscombe: the WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation

#Emilymatters – Eileen Luscombe: the WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T . In following guest blog post, women’s suffrage expert Eileen Luscombe looks at the WSPU‘s promotion of Emily Davison as a martyr to the Cause. . The WSPU & The Great Inquest of the Nation   By Eileen Luscombe. In commemorating Emily’s, […]

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: Overlooked detail sheds light on 1913 Derby protest

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#Emilymatters – V. Irene Cockroft: Overlooked detail sheds light on 1913 Derby protest

G U E S T   B L O G   P O S T    This is an updated version of women’s suffrage expert, V. Irene Cockroft’s guest blog post, which was first posted in 2013. Emily Wilding Davison’s brave Epsom Derby protest remains a controversial act, with some arguing to this day that it damaged […]

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#Emilymatters – Reflections on Derby Day & the Right to Vote

#Emilymatters – Reflections on Derby Day & the Right to Vote

R E F L E C T I O N S   O N   D E R B Y   D A Y ,   2 0 1 3 &   T H E   R I G H T   T O   V O T E   In April 2013, Epsom Downs racecourse unveiled a plaque […]

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#Emilymatters – ‘Tattenham Corner’ by Audrey Ardern-Jones

#Emilymatters – ‘Tattenham Corner’ by Audrey Ardern-Jones

T A T T E N H A M   C O R N E R (For Emily Davison) By Audrey Ardern-Jones   We may cross over a well turned track touch new grass as it reinstates itself. We may cross over a well turned track turn back a hundred years on Derby Day spot […]

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