Emmeline Pankhurst’s youngest daughter fought for women’s right to vote, but she’s more problematic to commemorate.
Justified or not, some of the suffragettes’ actions were still criminal. And many would consider a conviction a badge of honour.
The women’s suffrage campaign shows the advantages of petitioning, even when demands are rejected.
Sylvia Pankhurst’s book is the dominant narrative of the time, but was she unfair to her sister Christabel?