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In the early 20th century, women in England were demanding the right to vote--and often faced violent retaliation. Rather than back down, suffragist group the Women's Social and Political Union formed an all-women security unit. Activist leader Emmeline Pankhurst asked Edith Garrud to train them. These "jujitsuffragettes" fought against abuse and arrest while pursuing long overdue rights.
Edith Garrud was a pioneering instructor of women's self-defense and a pivotal figure in British women's suffrage. This graphic retelling of Garrud's life reveals the resilience and (sometimes physical) resistance of her era's voting-rights activists.
Publisher: Graphic Universe (Tm)
Publication Date: 08/01/2023 - 12:00am
On Sale: 08/01/2023 - 12:00am
Comics & Graphic Novels - Historical