When did women get the vote and when did the voting age lower from 30?
Today is a historic day as it celebrates the day women got the vote thanks to the Suffragette movement.
On Wednesday 6 February, 1918, women were first able to vote in this country after women fought tirelessly to have equality within the voting system.
Who were the Suffragettes?
The Suffragettes were members of women’s organisations in the late-19th and early-20th centuries which championed for women to have the right to vote in public elections.
In 1897, various suffragist societies came together under one umbrella, known as the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, led by... read more
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