The Yorkshire Post says: A nation’s debt to suffragettes. Fight for true equality goes on



HOW times change. A century ago, women did not even have the vote until the landmark Representation of the People Act was passed. Now they hold positions of power, and influence, across society that could have been scarcely envisaged by the suffragette movement when females were still disenfranchised.
Many of the greatest pioneering figures to emerge from this county in the past century, such as Betty Boothroyd, Barbara Hepworth and Helen Sharman, are women and the equality debate, so contentious for so long, has led to a significant shift in public attitudes.
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6 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
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