The Struggle for Suffrage

Facing up to Oppression

Overcoming Obstacles and Innovating

  • The Creativity of Protest

    Suffragettes were astute and inventive, creating new forms of protest to keep their campaign in the public eye.

  • Campaigning Outside

    It's surprising how much activists of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) used outdoor spaces for public meetings.

  • WSPU Branches and Shops

    The new forms of direct action used by suffragettes caught the public imagination.

Fighting Back

Uncover Suffrage Histories