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Early 1900s Women's Suffrage: Other Issues
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* Extract from an article in The Times newspaper about vice in London streets, July 1913
(PRO ref: HO 45/10123/B13517)
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* PRO ref: HO 45/10123/B13517; article in The Times, July 1913 *
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Study this source carefully and consider what it tells you about why people thought women should not get the vote. You should consider:
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* What are the MPs discussing in this debate? *
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* What do they think should be done? *
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* Are women involved in the debate? *
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* What attitudes are shown towards women? *
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* Do you get the impression that men or women are seen as responsible for prostitution? *
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* Do you think women's suffrage campaigners would have been interested in this issue? *
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