Helen Pankhurst, Conversations of Inspiration

Helen Pankhurst CBE


Helen Pankhurst, a women's rights activist and descendant of suffragette leaders Emmeline and Sylvia Pankhurst, discusses the ongoing challenges women face in politics, the need for equal representation, and the role of businesses in supporting women's participation in democracy.

On the power of the female vote

Why You Will Enjoy This Episode:

  • You’ll discover the power of the female vote to influence policies that directly impact their lives, such as the gender pay gap, domestic violence, and healthcare disparities.
  • Discover the numerous challenges women face in seeking political selection or election, including caring responsibilities, personal circumstances, and biases in the selection process.
  • Hear about the legacy of being a Pankhurst and how this has impacted Helen’s life.

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