From Seneca Falls to the Nineteenth Amendment: The American Women’s Movement – Revised

The 6th of February 1918 marks a pivotal date in British history as people across the country will rejoice in celebrating the centennial anniversary of the enfranchisement of women over the age of thirty being granted the right to vote. This important landmark in British history may have happened over three generations ago, but it … More From Seneca Falls to the Nineteenth Amendment: The American Women’s Movement – Revised

Women’s Suffrage and the First World War

When war was declared in August 1914 the women’s suffrage campaign had been going on for fifty years. Some historians have argued women were close to achieving their aims while others have argued that women were no closer than previous years. However it is undeniable that the women’s suffrage campaign was radically interrupted by the … More Women’s Suffrage and the First World War

Soviet social and economic policy concerning women 1917-60

The position of women within Soviet Russia was one which saw a substantial amount of fluctuation. The basic tenants of communism were ones which provided equality for women. According to Marx and Engels, the architects of communist ideology, one of the first examples of class oppression was that of women to men in the household. … More Soviet social and economic policy concerning women 1917-60