Suffragette Emily Pankhurst
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Feminists 'still have a lot to do'

One hundred years ago today, the suffragette Emily Davison jumped in front of the king's horse during the Derby and died from her injuries four days later.

To commemorate the event, author Lucinda Hawksley, told Today presenter Sarah Montague that she has published March, Women, March, a collection of texts, letters and anecdotes about the women's movement.

Helen Pankhurst - granddaughter of Sylvia and great-granddaughter of Emmeline - and who wrote the foreword to the book explained how "important and relevant" the suffrage movement is to women today.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Tuesday 4 June 2013.

  • 04 Jun 2013