Tag: Mary Leigh

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 – 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 – 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 – 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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