Did you know that it wasn’t until 1918 that women over 30 were given the right to vote in the United Kingdom?

Votes for women 1It would be another 10 years before that the age for female voters would be brought down to 21 years old, the same as male voters.

This wasn’t always the case though.  In history most people who held power and wealth were men, but across the globe there have been strong women who ruled in their own names or influenced society.

Download Lisburn Museum’s investigation worksheets to learn more about Women’s Suffrage in the U.K.

From famous women leaders of the ancient world to propaganda posters from the UK and colouring in pages.

Print them, investigate and share your work with us by emailing ilc.reception@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk

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Download the worksheets by clicking here.

 

Do you know about Lisburn’s famous Suffragette, Mrs Metge?  You can learn about her on our past post here: