Most of us first heard about the suffragette through either our relatives or our education at school. We were told that as ladies we had to ensure that we use our vote as ladies had suffered and died for us, to give us our vote and therefore our freedom that we enjoy today.
It is all too easy to look at what we have now in our lives and forget just how far society has travelled from the early 1900’s. We are incredibly lucky in many aspects and therefore can take for granted just exactly what we have.
This is one of the reasons that films like suffragette bring the message back home. History is important – it has played a…
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