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Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
From torturous implements designed to stop an ‘unruly’ woman from speaking in public, to a lack of legal claim over her own money - times were tough for women in the pre-feminist era. But things were about to change. In this three-part series, historian Amanda Vickery tells the story of the 300-year-long struggle for gender equality in Britain, revealing the largely forgotten heroines (and a few heroes) who fought for the cause. Furiously resisted at every step, these passionate campaigners paved the way for women’s rights. So has the suffragette dream been fulfilled, or is the battle still being fought today?
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Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
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Professor Amanda Vickery examines the origins of the suffragette movement. (1 of 3)
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Amanda Vickery examines the development of women's rights during the reign of Queen Victoria. (2 of 3)
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Amanda Vickery explores how the Edwardian suffragette movement enacted a violent campaign. (3 of 3)
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