The politician Emmeline Pankhurst died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Leader of the British suffragette movement who was instrumental in gaining women the right to vote in England. She was listed as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century by Time Magazine.
She married Richard Pankhurst, who supported her political causes, in 1878. They had five children, two sons and three daughters.
If it is right for men to fight for their freedom, and God knows what the human race would be like today if men had not, since time began, fought for their freedom, then it is right for women to fight for their freedom and the freedom of the children they bear.
Those men and women are fortunate who are born at a time when a great struggle for human freedom is in progress. It is an added good fortune to have parents who take a personal part in the great movements of their time. I am glad and thankful that this was my case.
The militancy of men, through all the centuries, has drenched the world with blood. The militancy of women has harmed no human life save the lives of those who fought the battle of righteousness.
I have not personally suffered from the deprivations, the bitterness and sorrow which bring so many men and women to a realisation of social injustice.
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.