Tag Archives: Emily Davies

determination and diplomacy – Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Today’s leading UK campaigning organisation for women’s equality and rights (at home, work and in public life) is known as the Fawcett Society.  Its by-line includes ‘working for women’s rights since 1866’ with very good reason.  For its name and … Continue reading

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family features and economic leverage – Margaret Llewellyn Davies

The importance of family in nurturing our values and purpose is immense.  We can break away from our upbringing, and we need to where it is confining or destructive.  Yet history shows that family shapes us powerfully.  As we seek … Continue reading

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education and apples – Emily Davies

One of the most wonderful evenings of my life was the celebration party in Gateshead after the first ordinations of women in the Diocese of Durham, on 28 May 1994.  It was a delightful night with three of the recently … Continue reading

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