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Alice Hawkins The Life of a Suffragette by Peter Barratt

When the role of the suffragette movement, at the turn of the last century, in gaining the right for women to vote is raised, many people immediately think of the Pankhurst family and their achievements. Whilst this, to a large extent is rightly so, there were many women of all social backgrounds who also supported the cause, and in so doing, suffered much hardship and imprisonment at the hands of an uncaring Government of the day. Read more