Women in History
Let´s celebrate the too often forgotten women in history.
We want to know about
herstory, the names and the successes of those who refused to (well) behave as expected and made history. The famous women in history, as well as the influential and forgotten women that were behind some of the biggest changes but were silenced, or have been ignored. We want to know about them, celebrate them, thank them, have them as role models and be inspired by them to moving forward…
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Recommended sites, content, audio, video and social media that highlight the crucial and often under-represented role of women in history...
Inspirational Websites & Content
Herstory is a cultural movement that tells the life stories of historical, mythic and contemporary women
Blog with the amazing stories of women most people have never heard of before
National association and charity for the promotion of women’s history and the encouragement of women and men interested in women’s history
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For most of history anonymous was a woman
Podcast exploring the forgotten women in history
Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
The girls bring two badass women that they think deserve some recognition and tell their story as well as talk about current events and feminism
The Other Half tells the forgotten and ignored stories of the most powerful and influential women in history
The parenting show for for everyone. Non-parents included!
Power, Pleasure and Parenting. The stigma-smashing feminist podcast. Be entertained, empowered, inspired and feel seen while you're raising small humans.
Short Videos to watch now
Rules are meant to be broken! For this list Ms Mojo looks at women who defied convention and rebelled against the norms of their times, often helping to bring about social change in the process
Illustrated brief explanation of women's right
Easy and cool video about the first wave feminism. Votes. Property. Money
Easy and cool video about the second wave feminism. Equality. Careers. Sex
Easy and cool video about the third wave feminism. Power. Identity. Intersectionality
Simone de Beauvoir: Resistance to male stereotypes of beauty can mean greater equality.
Jacqui Rossi talks about English writer Mary Wollstonecraft's life, works, and progressive thoughts on educating young women.
African American abolitionist and women's right activist best known for her speech on racial inequalities "ain't I a woman"
Sally Lindsay takes a rare look at the personal loves, losses and political passions that transformed Emmeline Pankhurst from a working mum from Manchester into a militant activist.
Top 10 first women in history
She's Beautiful When She's Angry paints a passionate picture of the history of the women's movement and its leaders, focusing on 1966 to 1971
Look into the women's movement of the 1970s through the collection of feminist portraits captured by photographer Cynthia MacAdams. 40 years later we look at the culture then and now.
The testimony chronicles the largest rape trial in Congo's history, offering an unprecedented glimpse into the lives of its women and the unshakable strength of the human spirit
If we're going to send a human being to space, we should send the one most qualified." Mercury 13 tells the remarkable true story of the women who fought for their place in the stars
The Human Computer Project. Recovering the legacy of all of NASA's pioneering human computers and female mathematicians.
British historical period drama film about women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.
American biographical drama film directed by Julie Taymor. It depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo
Inspired by the life of a real person, Lois Jenson, who filed the first class action lawsuit for sexual harassment in American history.
The fight of Clara Campoamor, the woman who got the women´s right to vote in Spain
The movie Iron Jawed Angels is about a woman named Alice Paul, who strongly believed that women should receive the right to vote. Along with her friend, Lucy Burns and other women, they fought for women's rights and the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
A film about the true story of an unemployed single mother who becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
TV Series (Trailer)
In 1969, while a cultural revolution swept through the free world, there was still one place that refused to change with the times: newsrooms. Good Girls Revolt follows a group of young female researchers at "News of the Week," who ask to be treated fairly.
Social Media ShortList
Curated lists of where to get your best feminist fix on Social Media. If you've any suggestions of must haves for this new Social Media section or indeed any of the other sections on this page, don't hesitate to
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A podcast covering half the population, thousands of years of history, with pop culture references to make the past come alive!
Conversations with Male Leaders On Gender Equality by feminist advocat & interpreneur Chiara Condi
#WomensHistory Educates, inspires, & shapes the future by integrating women's distinctive history into American culture & history.
Facts and pictures of hidden women who made history.
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I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say 'is this the world you want to live in?' they would say 'no'