Helen Pankhurst: 100 years on, we need to keep fighting for women's rights

Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst, tells Jenny Lee about continuing the work of her ancestors in campaigning for women's rights and shares her views on same-sex marriage and scantily clad superheroes

In June, people marched over the River Lagan in Belfast, dressed in green, purple and white – the colours of the suffragette movement – to celebrate 100 years since women were granted the vote. Photo: Niall Carson/PA
THE name Pankhurst is synonymous with women's rights. And it's one that still resonates more than a century after it began appearing in newspaper headlines. As the great-granddaughter of Em[...]

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