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#votingmatters Twitter chat – join in!

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#votingmatters Twitter chat – join in!

  # V O T I N G M A T T E R S    -     T W I T T E R   C H A T . . #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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A personal thank you to Emily Thornberry

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A personal thank you to Emily Thornberry

I’m a big fan of Twitter, but it does unfortunately sometimes plumb the depths and this week it definitely hasn’t bathed itself in glory. Emily Thornberry MP has been in a Twitter storm as a result of, admittedly, a regrettable mistake. However, the way she was unceremoniously dumped by the Labour leadership was shoddy and […]

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You Don’t Own Me – #votingmatters

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You Don’t Own Me – #votingmatters

Y O U   D O N ‘ T   O W N   M E   -   # V O T I N G M A T T E R S   . We love this video from the USA! Quite simply #votingmatters globally.   “This song is about dating, but also — it’s about rights!” […]

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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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