Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragette leader.  By unknown photographer  Bromide print, mid 1900s

Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragette leader. By unknown photographer Bromide print, mid 1900s

Christabel Pankhurst: 1880-1958; Christabel (daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst) advocated the use of militant tactics to win the vote for women in England.  Pankhurst, with Annie Kenney, unfurled a banner reading "Votes for Women" at a Liberal Party meeting in 1905.  Her action received world-wide attention after they were thrown out of the meeting.  The two were arrested and sent to prison.  Christabel then directed a campaign that included physical action, hunger strikes, and huge rallies.

Christabel Pankhurst: 1880-1958; Christabel (daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst) advocated the use of militant tactics to win the vote for women in England. Pankhurst, with Annie Kenney, unfurled a banner reading "Votes for Women" at a Liberal Party meeting in 1905. Her action received world-wide attention after they were thrown out of the meeting. The two were arrested and sent to prison. Christabel then directed a campaign that included physical action, hunger strikes, and huge rallies.

Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Christabel in prison dress, 1914. My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst. London: Virago Ltd., 1979. Originally printed 1914 by Hearst's International Library Co. USA. ISBN 0-86068-057-6

Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Christabel in prison dress, 1914. My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst. London: Virago Ltd., 1979. Originally printed 1914 by Hearst's International Library Co. USA. ISBN 0-86068-057-6

Christabel Pankhurst (right) with Annie Kenny, 1906. Catalogue reference: COPY 1/494

Christabel Pankhurst (right) with Annie Kenny, 1906. Catalogue reference: COPY 1/494

Emmeline Pankhurst, the English suffragette celebrating with Christabel Pankhurst and others after being released from prison. >> We have much to be grateful to these brave women for but there is still much work today and we must get it done.

Nine inspiring lessons the suffragettes can teach feminists today

Emmeline Pankhurst, the English suffragette celebrating with Christabel Pankhurst and others after being released from prison. >> We have much to be grateful to these brave women for but there is still much work today and we must get it done.

Christabel Pankhurst and Mary Gawthorpe welcomed at Manchester: 1907 -- High quality art prints, framed prints, canvases -- Museum of London Prints

Christabel Pankhurst and Mary Gawthorpe welcomed at Manchester: 1907 -- High quality art prints, framed prints, canvases -- Museum of London Prints

Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst is just one part of feminisms serious and powerful history

Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst is just one part of feminisms serious and powerful history

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