Course overview

This one-off session is an opportunity to find out about the lives of three people, what they did and why they may be considered as remarkable. This course will explore aspects of social, political and economic history from the late 19th century and 20th century, highlighting the role played by three women who were determined to make a change in British society.

Course description

The Suffragette movement which dominated female politics at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century was predominantly middle class and working class women were often seen as 'followers'. But in the wider trade union and labour movement, working-class women were beginning to make significant contributions to the widestream need for change in British society.

The three Mary's highlighted in this short course became activists in three distinct locations over a period of thirty years and were instrumental in forwarding not just an enhanced perspective from women in society but also making a significant contribution to the cause of greater equality across society. Throughout the session you will be given the chance to discuss and debate their achievements and contributions, as well as ask questions.

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