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2nd July 2024

It is still less than a hundred years since women received the vote on the same terms as men in 1928. This board game was produced in c1909 by the WSPU to depict the various struggles women were forced to confront. Players move through obstacles such as demonstrations, arrests, hunger strikes, and force feeding to reach the House of Parliament and the right to vote at the centre of the board. It was called Pank-a-Squith after Emmeline Pankhurst and Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister and opponent of women's suffrage.


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