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story of the Women"s Institute Movement in England and Wales

J. W. R. Scott

story of the Women"s Institute Movement in England and Wales

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Published by VillageP .
Written in English

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    Statementby J.W.R. Scott.
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History of the Women's Institute movement of England and Wales. Oxford, Printed at the University Press, by C. Batey, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Inez Jenkins; Reynolds Stone; Charles Batey; Oxford University Press.

Women's Institutes were formed in Scotland and Northern Ireland independently of those in England and Wales. The first Women's Rural Institute started in Scotland on 26 Juneand Madge Watt travelled up from London to speak to a meeting at Longniddry.

After the end of the Great War, Watt returned to Canada where she continued as an activist for the interests of rural women. Buy The history of the Women's Institute movement of England and Wales First Edition by Jenkins, Inez (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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InEmmeline Pankhurst founded the Women's Franchise League. She campaigned in favour of the franchise and gained a victory when in the local government Act was passed.

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The Women's Institute started in Canada, and soon took off in England and Wales (Scotland has the Women's Rural Institutes). Then, as now. First Women's Institute was in Wales to help war effort Hear how the the first WI branch was set up was inspired by the women's movement in Canada and the More on this story.

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