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Paying homage

Next year in 2018 there will be lots of celebrations and remembering of all those women and men who campaigned for the vote in the UK, including Centenary of the Vote -100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time; and 90th anniversary of Equal Franchise Act 1928, which gave women the right to vote at age 21 on the same terms as men; plus much more

see https://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/transformingsociety/electionsvoting/vote-100/vote-100-project/vote-100-project-info/

So I have begun my own It’s Good being A Girl pilgrimage to statues, blue plaques, monuments and places that recognise significant suffragettes, suffragists and other women who made a stand for us all.Starting in London with freedom fighter and nomad Laurika Bretherton

Also with me on this feminist adventure is my very own suffragette Josephine, who as well as standing proud on the steps of the house that Sylvia Pankhurst lived in on the Chelsea Embankment, way before it was posh, was extremely popular at the https://filia.org.uk/filia-conference-2017/

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