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Alice Hawkins: Leicester’s Working Class Suffragette Cyclist

Image: Leicester Mercury, 2017 The story of women’s suffrage is often presented as set in London and exclusively driven by middle and upper class women. Activists like Alice Hawkins, founder of the Leicester Women’s Suffrage and Political Union, however, were … Continue reading

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An Index of Inspiring Lady Cyclists Wheelwomen features short profiles of the women who made cycling history. Many of these individuals appear on the margins of cycling history, but they deserve attention in their own right. The women profiled here were … Continue reading

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