Women of History

Blog URL:http://womenofhistory.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:women, history, biography, articles, news
Country:Australia

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have graced the pages of history, in addition to articles pertaining to history, and medieval and modern women.



Latest Blog Posts



The Logical Indian: A 19-year-old Dalit woman who had gone missing on December 31, was found hanging from a tree in Modasa, Gujarat on Sunday, January 5. The victim’s family has accused four men of gang-rape and murder....A caste society is in...

From The Wild Hunt: In December 2019, the Russian Academy of Sciences reported finding the skeletal remains of four horsewomen. The burial site contained contained weapons and only female skeletons.Archaeologists have dated the grave to bet...

From Himalayan Times: Police administration has intensified the campaign to demolish chhau sheds where women are banished during their periods, ancient social tradition still in practice, in the far-western region.Even though chief at Distr...

From ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): A new online resource gives an insight into some of Melbourne's most notorious female criminals, and others jailed for offences that no longer exist.The prison records of more than 7,000...

From IOL News: In a pink-walled room of a government office at the foot of the Himalayas, Indian women spend their days cancelling the passports of runaway husbands.Midday on a Monday, the father of a woman who married a merchant marine is...

From Archaeology @ Haaretz: Female Scythian warriors have been found before, but this is the first time multiple generations were found buried together – with a golden headdress and other grave goods that thieves missed.For the first time...

From ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): When Anita broke into her former partner's home, she thought he would snatch her knife and use it against her. She can't explain what happened next.She said she can't explain why instead...