Ep. 1 - Suffragettes Forever: The Story of Women and Power

Suffragettes Forever: The Story of Women and Power

The suffragette campaign was the inevitable conclusion of a fight that women, rich and poor, had been pursuing for hundreds of years against a system that gave men complete legal, political and physical control over the other half of the population. Historian Amanda Vickery describes how a wife was the property of her husband, who could beat, rape or even sell her to another man if he chose, until the revolutionary politics of the late 18th century opened the door a crack.
Aired:
Mar 05, 2019
Watch Until:
Apr 03, 2019