Monday, 10 October 2016
Over the weekend we the public have heard accusations of abuse and sexism against women being hurled between politicians. In my opinion, it all can become a little tiring and even prevent individuals from voting at all.
Therefore, I did find it particularly pertinent that one hundred and thirteen years ago, Emmeline Pankhurst founded the, Women's Social and Political Union, which campaigned for women's suffrage.
Without women like Emmeline, the female population would be spending their lives barefoot, pregnant and chained to the kitchen sink. They would have no right to choose who they wish to run their country.
This of course wouldn't mean that women would solely lose out. Society as a whole would, as we can all be discriminated against. We need to remember that equality shouldn't be exclusive to one group as we are all gifted, talented, creative and resourceful in our own way.