Women Against the Vote: The story of the Anti-Suffrage Movement

Danielle Handley

Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Professional - willing to speak to any group
Paid: from £100, depending on travel and notice period.
16th August 2020
Suffragettes | Suffragists | Feminism | Women Voting

We are all familiar, at least a little, with the story of the fight for votes for women in Britain.

What is less well known is that there were large numbers of women who did not want the vote, and actively campaigned against it.

​In this talk, we meet some of these women as we explore their motives, fears and convictions, uncovering what would drive a woman to be against her own political liberation.

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About Danielle Handley

Looking for an experienced and engaging speaker for your conference, event or workshop? You've come to the right place.

Hi! I'm Danielle, and I am a Public Historian.

Whether you are looking for a formal or informal talk, to an audience of academics, professionals, hobbyists or the casually interested, I would be delighted to share my knowledge and expertise with you.

​I have had the privilege to give talks and tours for The National Trust, Group for Education in Museums (GEM) and Historic Royal Palaces. I LOVE the past. Discovering it, reading about it, understanding it, but most of all I love to share it with others.

This passion has fuelled me to achieve a First Class BA with Honours in History, and a Distinction level Masters in Public History, both from Royal Holloway, University of London. During that time, I developed a speciality in history education, with particular focuses on the links between the heritage industry, historians and schools, and working to improve the way women and other marginalised histories are included in the curriculum.

To find out more about me, please go to: www.daniellehandley.com

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