Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

Sixteen-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis is arrested by two policemen on 20 March 1907 [689 × 940] - Imgur

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

Shop at Hains Clearance HainsClearance dot com for great savings. Suffragettes. Not only could women not vote, but it was ILLEGAL to use, distribute, or consult women regarding any form of birth control. LADIES- DO WE REALLY WANT TO TURN BACK TIME AND ALLOW POLITICIANS TO CONTROL OUR REPRODUCTION RIGHTS?

Shop at Hains Clearance HainsClearance dot com for great savings. Suffragettes. Not only could women not vote, but it was ILLEGAL to use, distribute, or consult women regarding any form of birth control. LADIES- DO WE REALLY WANT TO TURN BACK TIME AND ALLOW POLITICIANS TO CONTROL OUR REPRODUCTION RIGHTS?

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

This 1909 poster, advertising the weekly suffragette newspaper Votes for Women, was designed by Hilda Dallas (1878-1958)

c. 1991: Tony Benn’s stealth tribute to Emily Wilding Davison, in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."

c. 1991: Tony Benn’s stealth tribute to Emily Wilding Davison, in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."

"No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her sex."

"No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her sex."

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