What is the use of fighting for a vote if we have not got a country to vote in? Just days after britain declared war in 1914 the suffragettes, Mrs. Emmeline pankhurst cleared the way for suffrage campaigners and millions of ordinary women to work for the war effort As the Nation’s men headed off abroad for the [frontlines]? Years of Undreamt of opportunity and hard slog followed where women began to taste Independence and were also able to prove that they could do men’s work They made shells and bullets they drove trams welded the heaved coke and coal Entertain troops to the sound of gunfire and played football in front of tens of thousands All activities thought absolutely beyond a woman until now Live on any Frontline in war is tough. I know that and the [homefront] in world war one demanded both courage and endurance [families] Shattered by bereavement Injured men coming home and at the end No national acceptance that women should hold on to the new status and skills. They’d acquired So what it world war one rarely do for women?