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AllenderThe Spirit of ' They had long narrow tubes shoved down their throats, which caused many injuries that failed to heal. Stillion Southard has written that " For decades he had been close to the National Woman's Party and especially Paul.

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Women younger than the age of 10 and older than 60 are already going there. In addition, the NWP continued to lobby for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment [14] and under president Sarah Tarleton Colvinwho served inpressed for equal pay.

Women empowerment will be a fair play to persistent paradoxes of our times," she said. The legacy that this group left behind is mixed.

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That is just not enough," Shetty asserted. While Ms Shetty urged more and more women to join the party to be able to collectively rake up the issues, she did not elaborate on any plans of contesting any elections. While non-partisan, the NWP directed most of its attention to President Woodrow Wilson and the Democrats, criticizing them as responsible for the failure to pass a constitutional amendment.

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It passed but the Senate stalled until then finally sent the amendment to the states for ratification. While non-partisan, the NWP directed most of its attention to President Woodrow Wilson and the Democrats, criticizing them as responsible for the failure to pass a constitutional amendment. On one hand Alice Paul and the NWP were one of the reasons that the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, but on the other hand the party was flawed for their lack of inclusion of black women and their refusal to help black women gain the right to vote. The picketers were tolerated at first, but when they continued to picket after the United States declared war in , they were arrested by police for obstructing traffic. The NWP pickets were seen as controversial because they continued during war time and other suffrage groups like NAWSA chose to support the war effort. Due to this unlawful detention, many of the NWP's members went on hunger strikes ; some, including Lucy Burns and Paul, were force-fed by jail personnel as a consequence. From women-friendly to woman-led According to Shetty, a mother of two, giving women positions of power and authority was necessary not just for addressing women's issues better but also for overall better governance.
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