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 ...


For example, they had to do physical training like men, were permitted to own ... There were also categories of women which are less well-documented than ... the limitations of Greek society and gained lasting acclaim as poets (Sappho of ...


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 ...


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.


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.


Nov 18, 2016 ... Women in the Viking Age enjoyed more freedom and held more power in their society than many other women of their day. ... the Viking Age” (1991), has pointed out, the Old Norse word “vikingar” only applied to men, usually ...


These 18 famous women made major contributions to society, yet are often ... While history's spotlight remains trained on the pivotal men of NASA, there were ...


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 .