After offending Majority Floor Leader Jim Stamas by using the offensively medically accurate word “vagina” in an impassioned floor speech opposing Michigan’s draconian new abortion law, State Representative Lisa Brown was banned indefinitely from speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives. Her colleague Barb Byrum was also served with an indefinite Shut The Fuck Up order. Apparently, during Michigan’s War on Women, ladies aren’t even allowed to serve in combat.
Photograph of a mother and a baby on a rainy day, supporting women's rights. During the Vicotrian Era, mothers or married women had very few job opportunities. Women did home-working or consisted of helping in a family-run business. Sweatshops also hired women. Sometimes women were involved in illegal work such as prostitution and kept their earning secret from their husband.
Huda Shaarawi (1879–1947) was an Egyptian feminist who influenced not only women in Egypt but throughout the Arab world. She was a pioneer in feminism, and brought to light the restrictive world of upper-class women in her book The Harem Years, published in 1987. www.amazingwomeninhistory.com
Egalité : Les meilleures affiches du concours de la Journée de la Femme
Tahar Haddad (1899-7 December 1935) was a Tunisian author, scholar and reformer. Haddad, was born in Tunis to a family of shopkeepers and attended the Great Mosque of Zitounia from 1911 until his graduation in 1920. He became a notary; he left this career to become a member of the Al-Destour, a political party. He left the party when unsatisfied with the leadership. Haddad was a feminist