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100 Years of Votes for (some) Women

Updated Tuesday 6th February 2018

It's the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women over the age of 30 to vote. Explore suffrage and women's history here...

On February 6th 1918, The Representation of the People Act gave the vote to women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification. To celebrate this historic event we've made a short film on two remarkable suffragettes, Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson. Check out their incredible story below then dig deeper into our resources on suffragettes, women's history and feminism. 

Endell Street: A Suffragette Story

 

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