Suffragette Defaced Penny

  When you think of suffragettes, what comes to mind? Women picketing in front of the White House, holding signs and wearing purple sashes. A young woman stepping in front of a horse, willingly sacrificing herself in order to bring attention to the cause....

Harriet Tubman: Abolitionist, Humanitarian, Spy

In third grade, I picked up a biography of Harriet Tubman, and ever since I’ve been fascinated by her life. In school I learned Tubman was a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. She escaped slavery in Maryland by entering the free state of Pennsylvania....

Attending Convention Days 2017 in Seneca Falls

This past weekend, the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York put on Convention Days. Convention Days is held annually in honor of the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. This year has...

#AllWomen2016

August 18th marked the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution. It’s been ninety-five years since the original suffragettes lobbied, picketed and marched for women’s right to vote. The question is, how far have...

Suffrage and Women’s Politics in India

http://creativestuffforu.blogspot.com/2009/04/popular-women-politician-in-indian.html Women in India have been given the right to vote by the Constitution of India from the moment it came into being since January 26, 1949. It is indeed a matter of great  misfortune...

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