8 ways Yorkshire has changed the world

In the 19th and 20th centuries many of the biggest social and political changes originated or gained unstoppable momentum in Yorkshire.Read more

The First Woman in Parliament Square

Millicent Fawcett is the first woman in history to have a statue in Parliament Square. We take a look at some of the lesser-known men and women who fought for the vote.Read more

A History of Feminism through 5 Finds

From Suffragette to Women’s Libber, lesbian activists to intersectional feminists, the archives at Bishopsgate Institute are full of fearless women who’ve take up the feminist cause since 1900.Read more

How the vote was won

This year marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918 granted women over 30 with certain property qualifications the right to vote. We take a look at some of the key people, places and moment in the campaign.Read more

Suffragettes: 7 places where history happened

Following 50 years of campaigning by Suffragists, the Suffragettes pushed for the vote through militant action and civil disobedience. Read more