Myra Sadd Brown

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Myra Eleanor Sadd Brown (3 October 1872 ā€“ 13 April 1938) was a campaigner for women's rights, an activist and internationalist. A suffragette, she became a member of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1907 and, after breaking a window at the War Office in 1912 was sentenced to two months in prison with hard labour. In prison Sadd Brown went on hunger strike as a result of which she was force-fed. On her release from prison she was awarded a Hunger Strike Medal by the WSPU.[1]

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Myra Eleanor Sadd Brown in 1937