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Suffragettes / Suffrage

A suffragette was a member of militant women's organisations in the early 20th century who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for the right to vote in public elections, known as women's suffrage. Wikipedia
First suffragettes: Women's Social and Political Union
Methods: Marches, heckling, civil disobedience, direct action, hunger strike
Formation: 10 October 1903; 115 years ago
Later groups: Women's Freedom League (founded 1907); East London Federation of Suffragettes (founded 1914)