Klicktipp: Votes for Women. Explore a range of articles about the campaign for women’s suffrage (UK) (Portal)

The British Library (Web)

In 1918 the Representation of the People Act granted some women the right to vote in parliamentary elections (in the UK), and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928 gave men and women equal voting rights for the first time. Explore short articles and examine scrapbooks, political pamphlets, photographs and posters to discover how suffragists and suffragettes campaigned for this democratic right.

  • Sophia Duleep Singh: princess and suffragette; by Anita Anand
  • The campaign for women’s suffrage: an introduction; by British Library Learning
  • The campaign for women’s suffrage: key figures; by British Library Learning
  • What is the difference between the suffragists and the suffragettes?; by British Library Learning
  • ‚Women quite unknown‘: working-class women in the suffrage movement; by Sarah Jackson
  • Women’s suffrage glossary; by British Library Learning
  • Women’s suffrage timeline; by British Library Learning
  • Read more (Web)