Women and Children and the Great War Years

  • Berry Mayall


Sylvia Pankhurst, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, was influenced in the early 1900s by the active working-class suffrage movement in north-west England. In 1912 she established a base in the East End of London, and for ten years she and a group of women worked in the East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS), to mobilise working-class women and girls in a fight for better conditions of work (equal pay for equal work), as well as the vote.


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  • Berry Mayall
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  1. 1.UCL Institute of EducationLondonUK

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