Deeds Not Words Book Launch

February has been a super exciting month, and the thing I was most looking forward to was the book launch of Dr Helen Pankhurst’s new release- Deeds Not Words. For those of you yet to make the connection, Helen Pankhurst is the grand-daughter of Sylvia Pankhurst and therefore the great-grand-daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement. As I am a) politically active, … Continue reading Deeds Not Words Book Launch

Women’s Social and Political Union

One of my biggest inspirations in life, as a woman and as a lover of all things democratic, comes in the form of the WSPU- Women’s Social and Political Union. In the late 1800s and early 1990s, the NUWSS (National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies) were actively making peaceful attempts to expand the rights of women in the UK, specifically by demanding that they have … Continue reading Women’s Social and Political Union