Monday, July 11, 2011

The Suffrogette Movement

This is a piece of history I have always been fascinated with. I was never one for history during my school days, but I have found learning history on my own is much more enjoyable.

Sometimes I think I was a Suffrogette in a past life.

The move for women to have the vote had really started in 1897 when Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women's Suffrage. "Suffrage" means the right to vote and that is what women wanted - hence its inclusion in Fawcett's title.

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