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A Century after the Suffragettes

Being aware that it was a century ago that the suffragette movement stood to be counted in the United Kingdom, I felt it was important to try and commemorate this. In many ways the work they started, most famously personified by Emmeline Pankhurst, is still on it’s ascendency. What gender differences exist still within and outwith the home, workplace and institution ?  Here is a quote from Elizabeth Fulhame (fl. 1780 to 1794).  She was a chemist working on significant problems and the formulation of a science developing out of less rigorous traditions… Read more