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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 – Post haste!

#Emilymatters – Post haste!

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. Saturday 19th December was the last day to send cards in time for Christmas, using second class postage. Monday is the last day for first […]

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#Emilymatters – Votes for Women!

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#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 – Get involved!

#Emilymatters – Get involved!

  #Emilymatters supports gender equality campaigns, including Emily Thornberry MP‘s important campaign for a statue of suffragette Emily Davison to be erected in the Houses of Parliament, No More Page 3, 5050Parliament as well as the work of organisations such as NAWO (National Alliance of Women’s Organisations).   Because Emily Davison campaigned for a more equal society, not just the vote.   […]

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#Emilymatters – Parliament event – Reflections on a Piece of History in the Making

#Emilymatters – Parliament event – Reflections on a Piece of History in the Making

  A special Parliamentary performance and debate around the life of Emily Wilding Davison and the impact of her legacy on feminism today. On Thursday 13th February 2014, an historic event took place in the House of Commons when ‘To Freedom’s Cause‘, my play about suffragette Emily Davison was performed to a packed audience as part of a […]

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#Emilymatters – No Vote, No Voice

#Emilymatters – No Vote, No Voice

Votes for Women! On 6th February 1918, a select group of women won the right to vote. However, it took ten more years before all women had the same voting rights as men.     Yet today, so many don’t bother to use their hard won democratic right to vote. At the last election 61% of […]

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#Emilymatters – Emily Davison Statue in Parliament Event

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#Emilymatters – Emily Davison Statue in Parliament Event

The Emily Davison Statue in Parliament Campaign in association with Kate Willoughby Productions presents: A special Parliamentary performance and debate around the life of Emily Wilding Davison and the impact of her legacy on feminism today. on Thursday 13th February 2014     The aim of the event is to increase awareness of the campaign […]

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