Memories of a force-fed suffragette
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Hilda Burkitt: Suffragette who spoke out against force-feeding

Hilda Burkitt joined the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in Birmingham in 1907 and remained a militant suffragette till 1914.

During her time in Winson Green Prison, Birmingham, she spoke out against treatment she considered inhumane.

Her descendant Lauren Hall tells her story.

Video Journalist: Louise Brierley

  • 06 Feb 2018