Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

Naz Smyth: 10 top women who leave their mark on the world

Naz Smyth: "Whatever their chosen field - from politics and popstardom to fashion and feminism - women have been leaving their mark on the world since time began. In celebration of these inspiring trailblazers - and to mark International Women's Day this week - we've selected our top 50 females who have affected life as we know it in their own personal way..." Millicent Fawcett     Millicent Fawcett: "A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained" An underrated leader of the suffrage movement, Fawcett dedicated her life to the peaceful fight for women's rights. Married to politician Henry Fawcett, [...]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: blog, womans' right|Tags: , , |

Feminists Make History by Naz Smyth

Feminists throughout history have turned the tides of change for the progress of equal rights of women. Historically, women have been tossed by the wayside. The progress that society has been has been attributed to the men, and especially women who have stood out in history to fight for women’s rights. The advancement of the welfare of females is attributed to those who advocated equal opportunity. Lastly, those fighters who broke gender stereotypes, said Naz Smyth. Naz Smyth continued: “History is Male; incidentally, it has had a way of being very gendered.” Unfortunately, historical literature has always come from the viewpoint of the male. Men have been at the forefront of history since the dawn of the written language. There are several reasons why: Firstly, [...]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: blog, womans' right|Tags: , , |