Votes for Women at 100

Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested, May 1914

 

In the 21st Century, it’s so easy to take something like voting for granted. In some countries, political participation is required by law, but in the UK, people are free to pass up the chance to vote as they please. In numerous elections in recent times, the number of non-voters has sometimes been higher than the number of votes for the largest party.

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