A four-piece china tea set that was used at a now-forgotten exhibition to raise money for the suffragette movement is expected to fetch up to £1,500 when it is sold at auction.
They were beaten, groped, force-fed, sexually assaulted and in some cases, murdered in their quest for equality.
The Honest Truth: Sensational death of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison who gave her life for the right to vote
EMILY Wilding Davison found a place in suffragette history when she was killed after running in front of the King’s horse during the Epsom Derby in 1913.
ON Sunday, thousands of marchers dressed in green, white and violet will mark 100 years since women won the vote.
SARAH PEDERSEN, professor of communications and media at Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University, tells Laura Smith the Honest Truth about Caroline Phillips, a pioneering journalist who put her career on the line to spearhead the suffragette movement in North-east Scotland.
DARING stunts, law-breaking and non-violent forms of protest were all part of the campaign for women’s suffrage.
Women’s suffrage: Jeremy Corbyn says he would officially pardon suffragettes but concerns raised over ‘whitewashing’ their radicalism
ALTHOUGH most of us are only too grateful for the chance to vote in political elections, millions still pass up on the opportunity to have a say in how our country is run.
Nicola Sturgeon pays tribute to suffragettes with £500,000 fund to encourage women in Scottish poiltics
ALMOST 100 years from women winning the vote, the past few days have shown how many victories have still to be fought for.