In response to Andrew Tettenborn: Families: Why should we ‘welcome and applaud’ the second best?, Belinda Brown wrote:
I think many (all?) suffragists would be absolutely horrified to see the society which they birthed in their encouragement of women into the political realm. The best we can do for Millicent Fawcett et al is to try to put this damage right by once again putting the family at the heart of society. And putting the family first means putting the interests of children first.