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Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
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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?
Episodes
Ep 1
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Watch Until January 18, 5:00pm
Ep 2
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Watch November 20, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Watch November 27, 8:00pm
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Professor Amanda Vickery examines the origins of the suffragette movement. (1 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Nov 19, 5:00pm
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)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 20, 8:00pm
Sun Nov 26, 5:00pm
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power
Amanda Vickery explores how the Edwardian suffragette movement enacted a violent campaign. (3 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 27, 8:00pm
Sun Dec 3, 5:00pm
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