When Golda Meir was Prime Minister of Israel, she was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, Meir refused and replied, “But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home.
Abolitionists : Abolition : Slavery : Civil War : The Abolitionists - Heroes and Heroines of the Antislavery Movement showcases the contributions of several men and women who worked tirelessly to advance the abolition of slavery, a cause close to their
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.
Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst in a polling booth circa In 1918 parliament granted the vote to women over 30 who were householders, the wives of householders, occupiers of property with an annual rent of and graduates of British universities
Militant suffragettes forced the public to think about votes for women. But their violent actions were used by opponents to justify withholding votes from women.Clips: BBC interviews recorded between 1957 and