Tuesday 26 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm
Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
Nearest tube: Oxford Circus/Bond Street
Join Helen Pankhurst and Anne Marie Rafferty for a history of women’s rights.
The early twentieth century was an important time for nursing activism. Nurses were involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage in 1918, and the introduction of nursing registration in 1919. For the 100th anniversary of registration, hear from two experts on the history of women’s rights. RCN President Anne Marie Rafferty explores the history of nursing activism, especially those nurses involved in the suffrage campaign. Helen Pankhurst – great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women’s rights campaigner – charts how women’s lives have changed over the last century and offers a powerful and positive argument for a new way forward.
Doors open at 5.30 and the talk will start at 6pm.
Tickets are free, but book online at: https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/events/activism-and-rights