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Dr Helen Pankhurst, Emmeline Pankhurst’s great-granddaughter, honoured for services to gender equality

Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst’s great-granddaughter, Dr Helen Pankhurst has been awarded a CBE for her services towards gender equality. Pankhurst is a senior adviser for CARE International, an agency fighting global poverty. It was noted that this year marks the 100th anniversary of women being able to vote in a general election. Helen said she needs to keep campaigning, as her name gives her a voice. She said when people hear the name Pankhurst; they are likely to listen.