Kate Sheppard, the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement. New Zealand was the first country to introduce universal suffrage so Sheppard's work had a considerable impact on women's suffrage movements in other countries
Emily Wilding Davison at the Derby Few individuals have made a more powerful protest than suffragette Emily Wilding Davison, who threw herself under a horse owned by King George V at the Epsom Derby in
Mary Church Terrell House, Washington, DC Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) was born during the Civil War and her life’s work for universal suffrage, equal opportunity and protections under the law for all individuals was one of the cornerstones of the Civil Rights movement. She in turn carried on the work of Frederick Douglass and the anti-slavery movement before her, and she would be followed by more civil right leaders. Much more is online.