Tuesday 6 February 2018 at 1:00pm

Woman’s vote 100th anniversary

In 1918 history was made when women over the age of thirty were given the right to vote. A hundred years later we are celebrating and honouring our predecessor’s efforts while promoting further change for equality today. Here are some names you might recognise Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Woman’s Social and Political Union in 1903 whose motto was “Deeds not words!” and served time in prison multiple times for her fight for woman’s rights. Emily Davison, known for her hunger strikes and imprisonment during her time as a suffragette and tragically dying under the king’s horse during the Derby in …