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A great read to kick off your Easter weekend with a bang - thanks to @suffragepioneer for putting this list of wonderful women together. Time to show them the recognition they deserve! 🎉♀️🗳🎉 #Vote100 #VotesandVoices #SupportforSuffrage https://t.co/eX075ZA9G1
The perks of working in the same office as @kerrycooksblog - impromptu visits with #suffragecake! Tastes as good as it looks 😋 🎉♀️🗳🍰🎉 #Vote100 #VotesandVoices #SupportforSuffrage #NottsWomenVote #NottsWomenBake
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't.
- Audre Lorde
Read about how the Centenary Action Group are calling for action against the abuse and harassment of women in politics.
#womeninpolitics #campaigning #equalityFawcett Society@fawcettsociety
Did you know women in India won the vote in 1947?
This March, we're highlighting how women around the world have fought for their rights. Today we look at #India where women gained the universal right to vote in 1947 #OurTimeNow #IWD18
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Our wonderful Centenary Cities Nottingham year of celebrating the 100th anniversary of some women getting the vote has now ended. The Year was organised and led by our 4 partner organisations – Nottingham City Council; Nottingham Women’s History Group; The … Continue reading
Katy Lewis-Hood, events volunteer at Nottingham Women’s Centre, blogs about their successful EqualiTeas event, exploring 90 years of the equal franchise and the hurdles still to be jumped on the road to gender equality… Centenary Cities celebrates 100 years since … Continue reading
Nottingham Women’s Centre caseworker, Carli Snowball-Hill, writes about the outcomes of a focus group which asked how women can follow the example of the suffrage movement and affect change in a modern world… Whilst we can recognise that there has … Continue reading
#ThrowbackThursday to when Nottingham Women’s Centre volunteer Megan Pain wrote about her experience supporting International Women’s Day and the Centenary Cities project… Today marks 6 weeks into my placement and more importantly it marks International Women’s Day 2018! Happy IWD … Continue reading
Cllr Jane Urquhart, Nottingham City Councillor for Sherwood ward and Portfolio Holder for Planning, Housing and Heritage, writes about the significance of #Vote100 and the work we still have to do to achieve gender equality in politics… Democracy and the right to express … Continue reading
Cllr Linda Woodings, Nottingham City Councillor for Basford ward and Executive Assistant for Communications and Community Safety, kicks off our Centenary Cities blog by telling us why the centenary of women’s suffrage is important to her… My mum died last … Continue reading