Dr Helen Pankhurst | Century of Women in Politics Panel | the Durham Union
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Dr. Pankhurst, the great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst, leaders in the British suffragette movement, is the Christian Action Research and Education (CARE) International UK’s campaign ambassador. She is also a Senior Technical Advisor for the Water Team of CARE USA with a remit of support to CARE’s water sector work internationally. Dr Pankhurst was born in Ethiopia and worked there as the Country Representative for WaterAid. She also worked as Head of International Programmes for five years at WOMANKIND Worldwide.
Dr Pankhurst was speaking on a panel discussing a century of women in politics, about suffragettes and female suffrage and also her new book ‘Deeds Not Words, The Story of Women’s Rights, Then and Now’