Tag: Houses of Parliament

Courage Calls for a People’s Vote!

Courage Calls for a People’s Vote!

Through drama and creativity we help empower women and young people to use their voice and be heard. Bringing people together, to celebrate how far we have come and to empower a new generation to use their voice and be heard is central to the #Emilymatters initiative. We take inspiration from the legacy of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, as […]

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Courage Calls!

Courage Calls!

Through drama and creativity we help empower women and young people to use their voice and be heard. Bringing people together, to celebrate how far we have come and to empower a new generation to use their voice and be heard is central to the #Emilymatters initiative. We take inspiration from the legacy of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, as […]

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#Emilymatters at the WOW Festival 2016

#Emilymatters at the WOW Festival 2016

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Email #Emilymatters is a social media campaign, inspired by suffragette Emily Davison, that champions gender equality and has a specific focus on voting matters. See our #Emilymatters page to find out more about what we do. This year will see several pivotal elections, including the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly elections in May as well as the UK’s EU Referendum in […]

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#Emilymatters – 2nd Anniversary – reflections & thanks

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#Emilymatters – 2nd Anniversary – reflections & thanks

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Email #Emilymatters is a social media campaign, inspired by suffragette Emily Davison, that champions gender equality and has a specific focus on voting matters. See our #Emilymatters page to find out more about what we do. You’re invited! Join our special 2nd birthday chat tomorrow as we look to the future of how #votingmatters. #EMat2 pic.twitter.com/y0slULGMCX — #Emilymatters (@Emilymatters) February 13, […]

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#Emilymatters – Because You Matter #NVRD

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#Emilymatters – Because You Matter #NVRD

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Email #Emilymatters is a social media campaign, inspired by suffragette Emily Davison, that champions gender equality and has a specific focus on voting matters. See our #Emilymatters page to find out more about what we do. Team #Emilymatters is busy working on new creative projects – there will be updates about these over the coming months. For this year’s National Voter […]

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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 – 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   —  This blog was first posted in June 2014  […]

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#Emilymatters – Votes for Women!

Filed in #Emilymatters, May 2014, Uncategorized by on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
#Emilymatters – Votes for Women!

  Votes for Women!   With the European elections on Thursday, it’d be great to get your #Emilymatters photo in support of gender equality and using our right to vote.      Thanks to Nicola Gauld & Rebecca Furness for these fantastic photos.  The picture on the left includes arch anti suffragist Herbert Asquith (seated).    You […]

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#Emilymatters – Where are the women?

Filed in #Emilymatters, May 2014, Uncategorized by on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
#Emilymatters – Where are the women?

Where are the women? .   Suffragette Emily Davison campaigned for an equal society and faced resistance, often brutal, from anti suffragists, most notably headed up by Herbert Asquith and Lloyd George.    “Emily Wilding Davison was a great campaigning feminist. Her struggle continues and she remains an icon for women even over a century […]

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#Emilymatters – Why Young Women, Media Representation & Europe Matter

#Emilymatters – Why Young Women, Media Representation & Europe Matter

    On Tuesday I attended an inspiring and insightful event organised by NAWO (National Alliance of Women’s Organisations), called ‘Young Women, Media Representation & Europe’.   To Read the 6 point Young Women’s Manifesto for MEPs, please click here.   It was great to be able to return to the House of Commons with […]

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