“You have left it to women in your land, the men of all civilized countries have left it to women, to work out their own salvation.”
“Freedom or Death” speech, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, Thursday 13 November 1913
Emmeline (Emily) Pankhurst was a political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement. Although she was widely criticized for her militant shock tactics, her zealous belief and determination are recognized as instrumental in helping to achieve women’s suffrage in Britain. She was born on 15 July 1858 and died on 14 June 1928.
Lessons from Emmeline Pankhurst
Adversity and a strong belief can lead to highly persuasive speeches. Emily Pankhurst showed that, if you have an important argument to share, ...