Working on this year's cultural week, the English Department is preparing materials on different people:
1- the American Pioneers,
2- biographies of universal pìoneers for the "Pioneerpedia" & "The Pioneer Quiz"
3- the British suffragette movement and her leader Emmeline Pankhurst.
This post introduces you to Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the British suffragette movement that fought for women's right to vote at the beginning of the XXth century.
She founded the WSPU (Women's Social and Political Union).
In the link below you have 10 basic things you need to know about this woman:
Further below, there's a cartoon video which summarises her story:
Video EMMELINE PANKHURST: