may 31, 1903 - Women’s Social and Political Union is formed (1903)
Women’s Social and Political Union is formed to campaign for women’s suffrage led by Pankhurst
The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was founded by six women, of whom Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst soon became the most prominent. Frustrated at the lack of progress on women's rights, their activities soon became more confrontational, and included prison hunger strikes.
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