Women's history is the study of the role that women have played in history and the methods ... History was written mainly by men and about men's activities in the public sphere especially in Africa—war, politics, diplomacy and .... Before 1789, the majority of women lived confined to society's private sphere, the home.


Freeborn women in ancient Rome were citizens (cives), but could not vote or hold political office. Because of their limited public role, women are named less frequently than men by ... As is the case with male members of society, elite women and their politically significant deeds eclipse those of lower status in the historical ...


Nov 26, 2018 ... In many cultures of antiquity women had to battle the disadvantages of ... men and by men who dominated government, public life and society.


Aug 9, 2018 ... Marie Curie was a woman of action as well as enormous intellect. ... Her memory is preserved by the cancer society that bears her name and continues to ... of the French Revolution, it argued for the equality of women to men.


Women in ancient Egypt were the equals of men in every area except occupations. ... standing than many women of other societies, both ancient and modern.


Only around 1 in 4 people heard or read about in news are women. ... formed Navdanya in India during the early 1990s to conserve unique strains of seed ... Throughout history, women have made extraordinary contributions to their societies.


Over time, concepts become parts of institutions that include rules and expectations for how people relate to one another—particularly the way women live in ...


You can nominate one of these women or someone else to the Honor Roll of Notable ... she cultivated the loyalty of her people and united the country against enemies. ... Dolores Huerta helped create the National Farm Workers Association .


Jul 11, 2018 ... She was consulted by popes, kings and influential people of the time. ... about men and women, and was one of the most important early feminist works. .... depicted the traditions of sexism that dominated society and history.