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Women's History Month - Thanks to https://www.facebook.com/Upworthy and https://www.facebook.com/goldieblox for sharing

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"Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette". Ladies, our fore mothers fought for the rights of future generations (us) so that we would have the chance and the choice to vote. Do not let that struggle be in vain. Vote!

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from visualistan.com

Women's Roles in the First World War #Infographic

Women's Roles in the First World War - See many images of women's warwork in the UK and the US at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/women-at-war-homefront/ and https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/wartime-food-cooking-rationing-victory-gardens/ and https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/women-at-war-nurses/

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"“never again” This image is one of the most powerful pro-choice images I’ve ever seen. When I saw it in the newspaper I immediately cut it out and hung it on my wall. This is not my image. I’m using it with permission from Arthur Newspaper

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Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

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The remarkable Captain Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a front-line soldier in WW1

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