Even then, you have to remember that the press instigated a ban on the reporting of militant suffragette activities around 1911.
In July, 1909, an imprisoned suffragette, Marion Dunlop, refused to eat.
suffragette flag tied round her body.
During the suffragette movement in the last years of the 19th century, men became concerned that the long, sharp pins could be wielded as dangerous weapons by radical suffragettes.
suffragette action increased, while divisions in Ireland hardened, leading to the Easter Uprising and its bitter consequences.