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  • Photography as testimony.
    Escudero-Espadas, Celia // Feminist Studies; Spring95, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p129 

    Presents pictorial works portraying women of countries in conflict such as the United States, Spain, El Salvador and Mexico as active participants in social struggle.

  • FEMINIST MATERNALISTS AND THE FRENCH STATE: Two Inspectresses General in the Pre-World War I Third Republic.
    Clark, Linda L. // Journal of Women's History; Spring2000, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p32 

    Examines the professional identities of Pauline Kergomard and Olympe Gevin-Cassal, female maternalists in France before World War I. What the career of Kergomard and Gevin-Cassal illustrate; How they used their maternalist discourse to defend their positions and advocate professional...

    Smith, Joan // Redbook; Oct2001, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p86 

    Relates the stories of women who were given the `Redbook' 2001 Mothers and Shakers Award for their efforts to improve and provide better health care services.

  • January 16, 1920.
    Phillips, Charles // American History; Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p38 

    Discusses the history of the Volstead Act, better known as the Prohibition, in the U.S. Start of the temperance movement; Participation of women in the temperance movement; Demise of the Prohibition with the entrance of industrialization.

  • Women WHO LED THE WAY.
    Miller, Amy // Junior Scholastic; 03/26/2001, Vol. 103 Issue 15, p18 

    Honors six women whose guts and determination have helped change the world.

  • Nominations sought for tribute to women.
    Miller, Amy // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 1/12/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p26 

    The Tribute to Women of Achievement of Orange County is seeking nominations for its 13th annual awards. The Tribute recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the development of girls and women, business and the communities of Orange County, California. The annual event, going...

  • Defending Those in Need.
    Ruggeri, Amanda // U.S. News & World Report; 12/1/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p38 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of acting as a civil rights pioneer.

  • Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers.
    Sawyer, Miriam // Multicultural Review; Mar2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p90 

    Reviews the book "Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers," by Helen Rappaport.

    Sawyer, Miriam // Booklist; 3/1/2002, Vol. 98 Issue 13, p1178 

    Reviews the book 'Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers,' by Helen Rappaport.

  • LI CONFIdential.
    Sawyer, Miriam // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 3/15/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p5A 

    Reports developments related to social events in the U.S. as of March 2002. Conduct of campaign program from women in Melville, New York; Schedule of the campaign program; Interest in serving cookies from the wife of Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi.

  • Broadcasting Hope.
    Spieker, Marli; Walker, J. Gary // Today's Christian Woman; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p12 

    Profiles Marli Spieker, founder and executive director of Project Hannah, an international ministry that reaches out to oppressed women, and host of Project Hannah's radio program, 'Women of Hope.' Condition of women witnessed by Marli during her visit to Singapore in 1997; Plan developed by...

  • Edith Dircksey Cowan.
    Whittaker, Anne // Edith Dircksey Cowan; 2009, p1 

    A biography of Australian feminist and politician Edith Dircksey Cowan is presented. She was born as Edith Dircksey Brown in Geraldton, Western Australia on August 2, 1861 and married registrar James Cowan. She became focused on social reform and improving conditions for women. Cowan served on...

  • 8: Gloria Steinem.
    Morin, Isobel V. // Women Who Reformed Politics; 1994, p128 

    This section profiles Gloria Steinem, a women's rights activist in the U.S. As Steinem's feminist philosophy developed, she and other feminists discussed the possibility of starting a new women's magazine. The traditional women's magazines--managed by men--published articles on fashion, home...

  • Courageous Women Rebels. (The Women's Hall of Fame Series).
    Chychota, Julie // CM: Canadian Review of Materials; 9/6/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6 

    The article reviews the book "Courageous Women Rebels. (The Women's Hall of Fame Series)," by Joy Crysdale.

  • Feminists for Life on Campus.
    Meehan, Mary // Human Life Review; Summer2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p64 

    The author reflects on Feminist for Life of America (FFL) president Serrin Foster who speaks on how the FFL was founded and why the organization decided to make campus outreach their top priority. She says many women on campuses believe that their only choices are leaving college to have their...

  • Jane Addams.
    Pfannkoch, Tom // Cobblestone; Jan2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p19 

    The article focuses on the life and works of Jane Addams, founder of the U.S. Settlement House movement.

  • Revolt against Chivalry (Book Review).
    Evans, Sara M. // American Historical Review; Jun80, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p726 

    Reviews the book 'Revolt against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's Campaign against Lynching,' by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall.

  • Woman of note is face of fiver.
    Evans, Sara M. // Challenge Newsline; Jan2003, Issue 21, p6 

    Focuses on 19th century prison reformer and Quaker Elizabeth Fry, whose image was printed on a British note recalled by the Bank of England. Fry's inspirations for taking the cause of women and child prisoners; Fry's 21st century counterparts.

  • The Need for International Woman's Human Rights Lawyers: Now More than Ever.
    Hartnett, Mary // Human Rights; Summer2002, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p21 

    The article focuses on the need for the trained lawyers who can use the women's human rights framework to ensure that women's rights are provided, protected, and promoted in the context of their own culture and society. International as well as internal pressure and support are making inroads on...

    Hartnett, Mary // World Almanac for Kids; 2005, p189 

    The article explains about Nobel Prizes. The Nobel Prizes are named after Alfred B. Nobel, a Swedish scientist who invented dynamite, and left money for these prizes. They are given every year for promoting peace, and for physics, chemistry, medicine-physiology, literature, and economics. In...

    Hartnett, Mary // New Republic; 1/24/04, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p8 

    Focuses on various issues raised by Utah's first woman Representative, Judge Reva Beck Bosone, in the U.S. Congress. Discussion of inflation, housing and other administrative issues by Bosone; Selection of public lands issue for first committee; Role of Bosone as a social reformer; Performance...

  • From Benevolence to Reform: The Expanding Career of Mrs. Rhoda M. Coffin.
    Swain, Ellen D. // Indiana Magazine of History; Sep2001, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p190 

    Profiles Indiana reformer Rhoda M. Coffin. Role of Coffin in humanitarian and reform work for women; Information on Quaker Orthodox communities; Dissatisfaction of Coffin with Quaker formality and separatism.

    Ghosh, Ratna // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Mid-Year2010, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p478 

    This article reviews the book "Women and Social Reform in Modern India: A Reader," by Sumit Sarkar and Tanika Sarkar.

    Burgess, Ruth Vassar // Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies; Jul2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p183 

    The article features the late Ramabai Dongre, an acclaimed social reformer, scholar, visionary, diplomat and Christian saint. Her life laid the foundation for women's liberation in India. Aside from this, her development of a Marathi lexicon from the Greek and Hebrew led her to translate and...

  • The Status of Women Faculty: A View from Japan.
    Fujita, Fumiko // Journal of Women's History; Spring2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p177 

    The article discusses the author's view on the social condition of women in Japan and what motivated the government to give women crucial positions in the society especially in the university. Accordingly, the passing of the Equal Opportunity Act in 1985 was the result of the relentless talks...

  • Enhancing the Substantive Representation of Women: Lessons from Transitions to Democracy.
    WAYLEN, GEORGINA // Parliamentary Affairs; Jul2008, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p518 

    This article considers how far the substantive representation of women has been enhanced during democratisation. It contrasts some third wave transitions from state socialism in Eastern Europe and authoritarianism in Latin America and South Africa. It assesses when women actors, both inside and...

  • The Causal Relationship between Fertility and Women Labor Force Participation: Evidence for the Four Selected Asean Countries.
    Abdullah, Norehan; Bakar, Nor'Aznin Abu // European Journal of Social Sciences; Dec2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p154 

    This paper examines the causal relationship between total fertility rate (TFR) and women labor force participation rate (WLFPR) in the Four Selected ASEAN countries covering the period of 1980-2008. Methodology is based on the Engle-Granger test for causality relationship. Specifically, a unit...

  • New Battler For Black Women.
    Noel, Pamela // Ebony; Feb1984, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p43 

    The article features Jewell Jackson McCabe, founder and president of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. She is working to help African American women gain political and economic power. According to McCabe, they represent the best of America's achievement for African American women. She...

  • Photo Credits.
    Morin, Isobel V. // Women Who Reformed Politics; 1994, p160 

    This section references the photographs that were featured in the book Women Who Reformed Politics, by Isobel V. Morin.

  • Pedestal.
    Guy-Sheftall, Beverly // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History; 1998, p442 

    Two paradoxical constructs of U.S. womanhood emerged during slavery in the U.S. and continued to coexist for decades, Afro-American women as immoral, promiscuous, and sexually insatiable, and white women as innocent, chaste, and inaccessible. According to myth, virginal southern white women...

  • Contenders for supreme power.
    McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 02/08/99, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p10 

    Focuses on two possible feminist candidates for a seat on the Supreme Court of Canada, which becomes available on the retirement of Peter Cory in June 1999. Louise Arbour, an Ontario Court of Appeal justice who is a chief prosecutor at the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague; Ontario...

  • Gloria STEINEM.
    McGovern, Celeste // Interview; Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p100 

    An interview with feminist Gloria Steinem is presented. With regard to the documentary film "Gloria: In Her Own Words," she commended the filmmakers for successfully featuring both low and high points of her life. She talked about her childhood and similarities she shared with her mother. She...

  • Angelina Grimke (Book Review).
    Williams, Carolyn // Journal of Southern History; Nov2001, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p845 

    Reviews the book 'Angelina Grimke: Rhetoric, Identity, and the Radical Imagination,' by Stephen Howard Browne.

    Williams, Carolyn // Herizons; Winter2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7 

    The article reports on the appointment of Mayann Francis as lieutenant-governor in Nova Scotia. Francis was the second woman appointed to the post after Myra Freeman. She was a former head of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and former ombudsperson. Her educational background and...

    Jacobs, Margaret D. // Western Historical Quarterly; Winter2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p453 

    The article discusses the role of white women in the removal of indigenous children in Australia and the West. The significance of understanding the role of white women in the removal of indigenous children from their home and communities is emphasized. Annie Lock, a missionary in Australia, and...

  • The Labor Origins of the Next Women's Movement.
    Cobble, Dorothy Sue // New Politics; Summer2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p124 

    Presents a speech by author Dorothy Sue Cobble delivered at the Labor and Working Class History Association's Annual Luncheon Address at the Organization of American Historians Convention in the U.S. in April 2002. Details of the contributions of Myra Wolfgang, international vice president for...

  • Great Women of New York.
    Cobble, Dorothy Sue // Monkeyshines on America; Jul2002 New York Issue, Part 2, p12 

    The article provides information related to some women of New York who have achieved success in their field of work. Sojourner Truth was the first Black woman to speak out against slavery. She was born as a slave in Ulster County, New York, in 1797. Grandma Moses was a famous American painter....

  • E. Sylvia Pankhurst (Book Review).
    Hamilton, Roberta // American Historical Review; Oct88, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p1056 

    Reviews the book 'E. Sylvia Pankhurst: Portrait of a Radical,' by Patricia W. Romero.

  • Battling Over Burlesque: Conflicts Between Maternalism, Paternalism, and Organized Labor, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1920-1932.
    Wheeler, Leigh Ann // Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies; 1999, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p148 

    The article discusses the effort of Women's Cooperative Alliance (WCA) against burlesque shows in Gayety Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It examines the ways paternalists and other political opponents challenged the WCA's maternalist efforts to curtail obscene burlesque. WCA leaders were...

  • "This is Not Right": Rural Arizona Women Challenge Segregation and Ethnic Division, 1925-1950.
    Melcher, Mary // Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies; 1999, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p190 

    The article discusses the struggle of Arizona women to abolish segregation and ethnic division in 1925-1950. From 1925 to 1950, civil rights activists in Arizona faced great challenges: Laws mandated more severe segregation of African Americans than those existing in most other western states....

  • Voices on The Edge.
    Dickey, Christopher; Power; William; Underhill; Endt, Friso; Ismail, Gameela; Sennott, Sarah // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 1/17/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 3, p32 

    Focuses on the efforts of Muslim feminists to instigate Islamic reform. View that the majority of the Islamic world has been retreating from modernity; Description of female Muslims who are speaking out against intolerance; Opinion that radical dissidents draw attention while moderate voices...

  • Agents of beneficial changer.
    Simons, Jennifer Allen // Ploughshares Monitor; Spring2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p4 

    The article discusses the author's views on the role women can and must play in resolving intractable conflicts and in nuclear disarmaments. She agrees that women are more inclined to care about human life and security and have always been agents of beneficial change. The author believes that...

    Tomkins, Calvin // New Yorker; 3/27/89, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p48 

    Profiles Marian Wright Edelman, civil rights worker and founder of the United States-based nonprofit organization, Children's Defense Fund. Career history of Edelman; Factors that influenced Edelman's decision to focus on children's rights; Educational and family background; Challenges...

    ALEXANDER, MARTHA // Britain; Mar2014, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p23 

    The article offers information on British social reformer Florence Nightingale. It mentions Nightingale's role in caring for soldiers during the Crimean War of 1853-1856 which influenced her to take a nursing job and the reason why she was given the name as the Lady with the Lamp. It also...

  • I Yam What I Yam.
    Tyre, Peg // Newsweek; 1/27/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 4, p60 

    Discusses the efforts of author Jill Conner Browne to lead feminists as the President of the Sweet Potato Queens. Consideration of her essays on friendship, love, and family; Her devotion to having fun; How there are 1,900 Queens groups in the U.S; Publication of her third book, 'The SPQs'...

  • East Timor: Lessons for Women, Constitution and Peace-building: An Interview with Dr. Milena Pires.
    Farkas, Suzanne // Women & Environments International Magazine; Spring2003, Issue 58/59, p9 

    Presents an interview with Milena Pires, former deputy speaker of the East Timorese National Council, about women's involvement in the creation of the world's democratic assembly. Effectiveness of the United Nations Resolution 1325 for women in East Timor; How women earned a voice in the...

  • Afghanistan: Women Resisting: Building a House with Solid Walls.
    Farkas, Suzanne // Women & Environments International Magazine; Spring2003, Issue 58/59, p15 

    Presents an interview with women activists Carolyn Reicher and Sahar Saba of Afghanistan. Motivation in getting involved in the Afghanistan issue; Networks and tools used by their associations; How their associations work with other agencies.

  • Black Communities, Gender and Territory: An Interview with Namby Mandinga.
    Gruner, Sheila // Women & Environments International Magazine; Spring2003, Issue 58/59, p26 

    Presents an interview with Namby Mandinga, a leader of the Black Community Process in Colombia. Situation in Colombia; Role of women in the country; Effect of the civil war on African descendants.

  • Constitution and Amendments: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments.
    Dubois, Ellen Carol // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History; 1998, p131 

    The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1867 and 1869 respectively, set in motion the woman suffrage movement for the next half-century. Inasmuch as women were included by the Fourteenth Amendment's broad definition of citizenship but excluded by its narrow...

  • Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers (Book).
    Beaber, Patricia A. // Library Journal; 3/1/2002, Vol. 127 Issue 4, p88 

    Reviews two volumes of the book 'Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers,' by Helen Rappaport. 'Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers: A--L' vol. 1; 'Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers: M--Z,' vol.2.

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