The Awakening of Indian Women is an account of the Indian feminist movement in the early decades of the twentieth century. The book, inspired by Marxist feminism, was written in the 1930s by Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay and other activists and has recently been republished. The book launch was filmed and can now be viewed here In […]
History of Women’s Liberation has just been launchedThe main aim of the HOWL website is to collect the memories and stories of feminists involved in women’s liberation movement in the UK. Features of the site include a timeline, link to archive collections and other resources. The site is developing oral histories and photographic archives.
Liberating histories website expands with periodicals guide. This site highlights feminist magazine titles written by and for women during 1970s-1990s. The project is led by Dr Victoria Bazin (Principal Investigator), Dr Melanie Waters (Co-Investigator), Professor Kaitlynn Mendes (Co-Investigator) and Dr Eleanor Careless (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), in partnership with Women’s Library@LSE.It now has a a feminist […]
Clayoquot Lives: an ecofeminist story. An online archive of materials related to the 1993 Peace Camp in Clayoquot Sound, Canada. This was set up by activists to protest against rainforest logging. The site includes oral histories, photographs and papers from those involved.Niamh Moore co wrote an academic journal article on the ethics of creating the digital […]
Transnational Journeys: An archival exploration of feminist posters that transcend borders at the Feminist Library An online exhibition from the Feminist Library which provides digital images of a number of international feminist posters which have been deposited in their collections since the 1960s. These explore the content, issues and questions that arise about the nature […]
New online exhibition from Europeana containing images taking from Europe’s major national libraries. It includes discussion of early contraception; women pioneers and the connection with feminism, plus photographs of products.
Available via Feminist_Library | Mixcloud3 recent episodes on key topics:On Intersectional Feminism by Feminist_Library | MixcloudDomestic Violence by Feminist_Library | MixcloudDecolonising the Curriculum by Feminist_Library | Mixcloud They include discussions with activists.
A resource created to commemorate the centenary of this key magazine which is crucial for understanding the development of feminism and women’s rights in the UK. It is directed by Catherine Clay Associate Professor in Feminist and Literary Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Time and Tide was launched in May 1920 and was unique in being […]
Here are some free statistics which show why the fight for gender equality is necessary: The Office for National Statistics records the current gender pay gap as 17.3% in 2019. This is declining but still high. Global Gender Gap report 2020 is published annually by the World Economic Forum since 1996. It benchmarks over 140 countries […]
New website from Robert Gordon University which aims to map the struggle for the women’s vote in Scotland. It is mapping the region around Aberdeen with the location of suffragist and suffragette activity adding notes on meetings and protests. Details are given of what took place and who was involved. A really great complement to the Mapping […]