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J. Marion Sims is remembered as the father of modern gynecology. Forgotten are the mothers—the enslaved women whose bodies were sacrificed for the advancement of his research.

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Community Post: 25 Historical Images That Normalize Breastfeeding

10 imagens históricas mostram que já foi natural amamentar em público


American Women Who Were Anti-Suffragettes

Who were the women who worked against voting rights for women in the early 20th century?


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Vintage Swimsuits for Every Body Type

Women being fined for too-short bathing suits

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Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier by Joanna Stratton

Pioneer women... These pioneer women and wives were the equals of their husbands, and enabled their family’s survival. Needing courage, resourcefulness, intelligence and stamina, these women were remarkable for their strength, faith and tenacity.

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The History Of 'Comfort Women': A WWII Tragedy We Can't Forget

The phrase "comfort women" is a controversial term that refers to approximately 200,000 women who were recruited as prostitutes by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Members of the first Women’s Battalion of Death - they sacrificed their hair in an accepted act to reduce sexual encounters with male battalions and to give them equality. Russia c. 1914