In 1897, the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies was founded, led by Millicent Fawcett who was driven because constitutional campaigning in the issuing of leaflets and presenting petitions which did not have much effect.
What does NUWSS stand for?
NUWSS stands for National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies
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- Northern Uganda Women Communicators Organization (est. 2001)
- Nuclear Weapons Emergency Destruct System
- Nuclear Weapons Employment Policy (US DoD)
- Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station
- NetCDF Users Working Group
- National Union of Workers in Hotel Restaurant and Allied Industries
- National Unemployed Workers' Movement (Great Britain)
- National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (est. 1999)
- National Universities Working Party on Electronic Components (UK)
- Naval Underwater Weapons Research and Engineering Station
- NORAD/USSPACECOM Warfighting Support System
- National Union of Working Women
- Novy Urengoy (Russia)
- Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre (Gulu District, Uganda)
- National Uniform Yield Trials
- Netcells User Zone (internet network)
- New Unified Zoning Ordinance (Indiana)
- Naamloze Vennootschap (Dutch: Limited Liability Company)
- Nach Vereinbarung (German: to be agreed)
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After graduating from Manchester University she became organiser of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies.
Eleanor succeeded Millicent Fawcett as president of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies in 1919, although it took until 1928 for women to gain full voting rights.
As Jill, senior research fellow at Leeds University, points out, that is to ignore the contribution of the much bigger, less militant National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies formed in 1897 and run by Mrs Millicent Fawcett; and the 1907 WSPU breakaway the Women's Freedom League, under Teresa Billington-Greig.