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03/04/1913 Emmeline Pankhurst is sentenced to 3 years in jail

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Emmeline Pankhurst

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The suffragettes : Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928)

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Emmeline Pankhurst Hartford Speech November 1913 | Suffragettes | 4 Minute History

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Emmeline Pankhurst's great granddaughter on the campaign for women's equality | ITV News

As was usual for many other suffragettes, Emmeline was arrested on numerous occasions. She was sent to prison and went on hunger strike. During that time, she had a horrifying experience with women being forcibly fed by prison officials. She wrote about the suffering during those days in her autobiography.