Women’s History

Women’s Unpaid Work

This article first appeared in Conversation and is republished under their generous Creative Commons Licence.

Women’s unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: lessons from history

June 20, 2018 10.45pm AEST

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  1. Luke Messac, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

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Luke Messac, MD, PhD does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

 

 

 

It’s been nearly 80 years since British economists James Meade and Richard Stone devised a method of …

HOUSE OF COMMONS WWAFE SEMINAR SERIES

 

WWAFE 2018 House of Commons seminar series – 100 years of (some) women’s suffrage

 

How did we get there, what have we done since & what does it mean today – A seminar series on women’s rights, challenges, perspectives, hopes and empowerment

Fiona Onasanya, MP, WWAFE Patron, chairs our 2018 series: 100 Years of (Some) Women’s Suffrage. Chair Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, Cttee Members Ahlam Akram, Kim Bacchus, Anita Maxatazo and Dr Robin Joyce continue WWAFE founder Elizabeth Sidney’s work and thank Baroness Joyce Gould for her magnificent patronage and chairing of WWAFE House of Lords seminars from

WOMEN AND PUBLISHING: FACTUAL ACOUNT AND A FICTIONAL REPRESENTATION

A recent novel I read, ‘The Wife’, by Meg Wolitzer, reminded me of this 2015 article. This post will be published in two parts. Part 1 is the excellent article by Marion Wynne-Davies which appears below. Part 2 will comprise a review of the novel. Robin Joyce

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Women still need to fight for publishing deals and book prizes

 

June 5, 2015 3.12pm AEST

 

 

 

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1. Marion Wynne-Davies
Professor of English Literature, University of Surrey
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Memorial Service for Women in Foreign Medical Missions in the Great War

This information is reprinted from the British Serb Magazine, this section of which was sent to WHN Blog by Zvezdana Popovic. She has been assiduous in keeping the WHN informed of these activities for which I am grateful. Robin Joyce

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WOMEN IN FOREIGN MEDICAL MISSIONS IN THE GREAT WAR

March 15, 2018

Text by Zvezdana Popović, photos also by Nenad Obradović

Remembering the women who risked and sacrificed their lives in Serbia and the related fronts

Amongst the various centenary events that commemorate the Great War’s battles and war heroes, I was honoured and grateful to …

50 Fascinating Facts for Women’s History Month

 

The following Fascinating Facts for Women’s History Month were first published in the MastersDegree.net blog. Kristen Stewart provided the material to the WHN Blog.

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March 1, 2018

History texts and classes are often dominated by male figures, yet women have played and continue to play a major role in the world’s economy, politics, culture and discoveries and deserve their fair share of recognition as well. March is Women’s History Month and there’s no better time to celebrate their contributions. Here are some fascinating facts about women’s history that will showcase some standouts, accomplishments, impacts …