Articles about 'women’s history'

A brief history of period shame

Kitty Busz delves into the historical and cultural past of periods in order to better understand society’s fearful attitudes towards them

Guest Blogger // 18 May 2018

Categories: Blog

Women of Bristol

Megan Stodel reviews Women and the City: Bristol 1373-2000, edited by Madge Dresser, and explores the worth of local history in providing more well-rounded accounts of women's lives during various eras

Megan Stodel // 17 September 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Ancient herstory

Pooja Kawa previews the first episode in a four-part BBC Two series on the history of women, from the beginning of civilisation to the present day

Pooja Kawa // 31 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

A biro and a tenner

Unless you have been on Mars, you’ll know that feminists have been putting immense pressure on the Bank of England to reverse its plans to redesign the five pound note....

Jess McCabe // 21 July 2013

Categories: Blog

The First Time

Kate Monro set out to ask as wide a selection of people as possible - men and women, old and young, gay, straight, Christian and Muslim - about their personal experiences of virginity. Through her findings, Katherine Dunseath discovered that the definition of virginity, and virginity loss, isn't as straightforward as she'd previously thought

Katherine Dunseath // 9 March 2012

Categories: Books, Reviews

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