Christabel and Sylvia

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Christabel and Sylvia
The History Channel  |  February 13, 2019

Thousands of women gave their all to the suffrage movement, many endured emotional, physical and sexual abuse and others would pay the ultimate price. Alongside the Pankhursts they all fought for 'the sisterhood' but for Christabel and Sylvia their own sisterhood would be strained to the point of breaking. But the private lives of the sisters are still less understood than their public persona.

Thousands of women gave their all to the suffrage movement, many endured emotional, physical and sexual abuse and others would pay the ultimate price. Alongside the Pankhursts they all fought for 'the sisterhood' but for Christabel and Sylvia their own sisterhood would be strained to the point of breaking. But the private lives of the sisters are still less understood than their public persona.

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