Increased political equality for women by 1928

A number of factors contributed to the growth of political equality for women in this period:

  • changing attitudes to women in society
  • women’s suffrage campaigns
  • the militant Suffragette campaign
  • the part played by women in the war effort, 1914–18
  • the example of other countries

The graphic below shows some of the key steps that led to greater political equality for women.

A timeline of events leading to womens equality in 1928