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  • Women's Rights / Feminism

    Subjects of this project include Suffragettes, and are claimants of entitlements and freedoms for women (including girls) in any or all societies. In some places women's rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed. They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical an...

  • Female Scientists

    Women in Science trough the years Women have made contributions to science from the earliest times. Historians with an interest in gender and science have illuminated the scientific endeavors and accomplishments of women, the barriers they have faced, and the strategies implemented to have their work peer-reviewed and accepted. The historical, critical and sociological study of these is...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsvrouwen - Women of the Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Vrouwen in het verzet In dit project eren wij alle vrouwen die verzet hebben gepleegd tegen de Duitse nazi-overheersers in de Tweede Wereldoorlog in Nederland. Veel vrouwen voelden sterke antipathie tegen het Duitse regime , ze zagen wat er zich om hen heen afspeelden, zoals de deportaties van de joden, en ze besloten om hiertegen in verzet te gaan. Ook Joodse vrouwen onttrokken zich niet a...

  • Maternal death

    Maternal death is defined as "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes." From Wikipedia The world mortality rate has declined 45% since 1990, but still 800 women die ever...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • British Writers: T - Z

    British Writers: T - Z This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (The arrowed buttons below are linked to the other pages).

  • Women Who Changed the World

    Introduction Throughout history there are women who have changed the world In many ways. Fighting for justice, fighting for freedom and taking time to care for those in need. Women who each in there own way have made a difference. with them the world is a better place. let this be the place to honour them. So I invite you all to join this project. A travers l'histoire, il existe des femmes ...

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  • World War II - American - Waves

    After a twenty-three-year absence, women returned to general Navy service in early August 1942, when Mildred McAfee was sworn in as a Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander, the first female commissioned officer in U.S. Navy history, and the first Director of the WAVES, or "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service". In the decades since the last of the Yeomen (F) left active duty, only a rela...

  • Mount Holyoke College

    Mount Holyoke Genealogy Project Oh, Mount Holyoke, we pay thee devotion, In the fervour of youth that is strong, The courage of right is thy garland, Our lives, alma mater, thy song. So from East and from west now we gather, And united in firm love to thee, All years are as one and their loyal pledge, Mount Holyoke forever shall be, Mount Holyoke forever shall be... ...

  • Broad City

    yasss, genealogy kweens... Broad City is an American sitcom created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. It was developed from their web series of the same name, which was independently produced from 2009 to 2011. Amy Poehler is one of Broad City 's executive producers, and appeared in the webseries finale. The series premiered on Comedy Central on January 22, 2014. One of the mo...

  • Service men and women - South Australia

    Please add your South Australian family who served in the armed forces. Resources South Australia at war Blog This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame

    The National Women's Hall of Fame was created in 1969 in Seneca Falls, New York, the location of the 1848 Women's Rights Convention. The mission of the Hall is "to honor in perpetuity those women, citizens of the United States of America, whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been the greatest value for th...

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  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • Michigan Women's Hall of Fame

    Michigan Women's Hall of Fame The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame (MWHOF) honors distinguished women, both historical and contemporary, who have been associated with the U.S. state of Michigan. The hall of fame was founded in 1973 by Gladys Beckwith and is sponsored by the Michigan Women's Studies Association. The formation of the Association and the Hall was prompted by five professors fro...

  • Black Female Legends

    Known and unknown Black actresses, comediennes, dancers, sports figures, and musicians that are alive or deceased. They made many contributions and accomplishments to motion pictures and the stage. Check out the Documents section for photos and posters. See below for bios, filmographies and our Links section for more info on these legends. Join us as we pay tribute to these fabulous and often u...

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  • Legendary Heroines

    Makeda, Queen of Sheba , "I am not a woman but a world". Strong , spirited women whose transcedental lives, or whose legendary stories, have elevated mankind with either their mystique, incomparable ethereal beauty, wisdom, wit, virtue, grace, talent, kindness or exceptional courage. Start your "Legendary Heroines*" genealogical journey , Experience past worlds, Stroll through the annals of...

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  • Relief Society

    The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest ...

  • Female Artists Through the Centuries

    Female Artists through the centuries Female artists have been involved in making art in most times and places. Often certain media are associated with women, particularly textile arts; however, these gender roles in art change in different cultures and communities. Many art forms dominated by women have been historically dismissed from the art historical canon as craft, as opposed to fine art...

  • Tudor women

    Women in Tudor England - 1485 to 1603 Life for women during the Tudor period, 1485 to 1603, was not easy. In those days, women had no legal rights. Tudor law was not kind to women. The law was used to limit women. They didn’t have rights to inherit property. The law actually considered them the property of either their husband or father. There were even laws that prohibited them from h...

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  • Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame

    Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame=The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) recognizes women natives or residents of the U.S. state of Connecticut for their significant achievements or statewide contributions.The CWHF had its beginnings in 1993 when a group of volunteers partnered with Hartford College for Women to establish an organization to honor distinguished contributions by female role m...

  • Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the U.S. Constitution

    (This project is a work in progress.) The U.S. Constitution is the most important document in the history of the United States. Of the 55 men who attended the Constitutional Convention of 1787, only 39 signed this document, plus William Jackson, the convention's secretary. Many of the men left wives and families to be there, a difficult but necessary sacrifice. Behind every great man is a g...

  • Medieval Women as Knights and Leaders of Warfare

    A collection of Articles and Profiles. Women Knights in the Middle Ages There were two ways anyone could be a knight: by holding land under a knight's fee, or by being made a knight or inducted into an order of knighthood. There are examples of both cases for women. Female Orders of Knighthood The Order of the Hatchet There is a case of a clearly military order of knighthood for wom...

  • Female Presidents

    List of elected or appointed female heads of state -- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, also Current Female presidents Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović , appointed 2015 President-elect , Croatia. Appointed Minister of European Integration in 2003 and was also Foreign Minister 2005-08. English and Spanish languages professor and former adviser in the Foreign Ministry. Finished second i...

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  • Early American Heroines

    Let's hear it for the ladies! I invite everyone to locate on Geni, document their genealogies, and create biographies for the inspiring women of what became the United States of America. Native Americans, Women of the Spanish and French colonies, Early American settlers, frontierswomen, families of the Royal Governors ... don't let my ideas limit yours. I think of the War of 1812 as the cutoff ...

  • Pirates in Petticoats

    Overview from: Female Pirates - Women Who Took to the High Seas As referents to persons, places, or things, nouns give us rich pictures. In the case of pirate, we see the Jolly Roger, black boots, and one-armed, one-eyed scallywags taking a swig off a bottle of rum before belching out, "Yo ho ho!" and launching into an R-rated sea chanty. But the term female pirate does not fit into this ...

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  • Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

    Inductees 2014 Elizabeth Morley Cowles 1925–2009 Julia Archibald Holmes 1838–1887 Elizabeth Wright Ingraham 1922–2013 2012 Laura Gilpin 1891–1979 Temple Grandin 2010 Madeleine Albright Hattie McDaniel 1895–1952 Alice Bemis Taylor 1877–1942

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  • Women's Day in South Africa 9 August 1956

    On 9 August 1956, more than 20,000 women staged a march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act (commonly known as the pass laws) of 1950. They left bundles of petitions containing more than 100 000 signatures at prime minister J.G. Strijdom's office doors. Outside they stood silently for 30 minutes, many with their children on th...

  • Free Colored Women in Barbados: 1780-1834

    “Unhappy and Afflicted Women?”: Free Colored Women in Barbados: 1780-1834, by Pedro L.V. Welch