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Exhibit at WDM showcases struggles, successes for women’s rights in Saskatchewan

An exhibit at Saskatoon WDM provides an opportunity to view the compelling stories of those who laid the foundation for women's rights in Saskatchewan. Western Development Museum / Supplied

The Western Development Museum (WDM) in Saskatoon is hosting an exhibit that showcases the stories of those who laid the foundation for women’s rights in Saskatchewan.

The exhibit is called “Sisters United: Women’s Suffrage in Saskatchewan.”

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Through the personal stories of seven suffragists, it intends to bring attention to women who were strong leaders and activists at a time when this was not common or encouraged.

It also highlights how women achieved the right to vote in Saskatchewan.

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The travelling exhibit runs through Sept. 20.

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