Fernanda Nissen is one of the important women that forced through voting rights for women in Norway in 1913. One hundred years ago this year! Thank you, Fernanda. Her motto was: There are two important things in life: love and work. She lived accordingly. Her life story is most interesting. Owner Institution: Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway

Fernanda Nissen is one of the important women that forced through voting rights for women in Norway in 1913. One hundred years ago this year! Thank you, Fernanda. Her motto was: There are two important things in life: love and work. She lived accordingly. Her life story is most interesting. Owner Institution: Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway

Unusual? Myself in national garb. The headgear shows a married woman. In the olden days in Norway embroidered cloth was the thing when brocades weren't affordable!

Unusual? Myself in national garb. The headgear shows a married woman. In the olden days in Norway embroidered cloth was the thing when brocades weren't affordable!

A woman hero in Banda, Uganda. A displaced person. Salary is one dollar a day. In her free time she makes "jewellery" out of scrapped magazine paper.

A woman hero in Banda, Uganda. A displaced person. Salary is one dollar a day. In her free time she makes "jewellery" out of scrapped magazine paper.

A bust of Fernanda Nissen, a unique Norwegian woman born in 1862. She accomplished lots of important things for women. You find the bust in Kragerø.

A bust of Fernanda Nissen, a unique Norwegian woman born in 1862. She accomplished lots of important things for women. You find the bust in Kragerø.

Dagmar Wilson døde 6. januar i år 2011 - 94 år gammel. Dette er historien om en trebarnsmor som organiserte tidenes protest mot den kalde krigens atomprøvesprengninger. Med enkle midler fikk hun 50.000 kvinner til å protestere mot dette overgrepet og sto imot alt som smakte av beskyldninger om kommunisme. Her gikk McCarthy-gjengen på en skikkelig smell. Read more on the address below!!

Dagmar Wilson døde 6. januar i år 2011 - 94 år gammel. Dette er historien om en trebarnsmor som organiserte tidenes protest mot den kalde krigens atomprøvesprengninger. Med enkle midler fikk hun 50.000 kvinner til å protestere mot dette overgrepet og sto imot alt som smakte av beskyldninger om kommunisme. Her gikk McCarthy-gjengen på en skikkelig smell. Read more on the address below!!

My paternal grandmother, Berghild Rolfsen, - a strong and strict woman, but for me a source of inspiration.

My paternal grandmother, Berghild Rolfsen, - a strong and strict woman, but for me a source of inspiration.

Agness Obizu from Arua in Uganda. She is establishing herself as an entrepreneur in her village - entertaining at social events. Full of pluck and enterprise!

Agness Obizu from Arua in Uganda. She is establishing herself as an entrepreneur in her village - entertaining at social events. Full of pluck and enterprise!


Flere ideer
A 1968 anti-war poster illustrates the rising influence of female power and free love in advancing the Revolution of Peace and the Pill.

A 1968 anti-war poster illustrates the rising influence of female power and free love in advancing the Revolution of Peace and the Pill.

Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration, Nebraska State Capitol Building, 1969?

Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration, Nebraska State Capitol Building, 1969?

Counterculture - Counterculture of the 1960'sGabriella Benavidez, P5

Counterculture - Counterculture of the 1960'sGabriella Benavidez, P5

1960's

1960's

Blueprint for the Occupy Movement? Read the Protest Manifestos of the 1960s

Blueprint for the Occupy Movement? Read the Protest Manifestos of the 1960s

Dorothy Marder’s photography of Women Strike for Peace

Dorothy Marder’s photography of Women Strike for Peace

Women Strike for Peace -  In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, about 50,000 women brought together by Women Strike for Peace marched in 60 cities in the United States to demonstrate against nuclear weapons. It was the largest national women's peace protest of the 20th century. The protest helped "push the United States and the Soviet Union into signing a nuclear test-ban treaty two years later"

Women Strike for Peace - In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, about 50,000 women brought together by Women Strike for Peace marched in 60 cities in the United States to demonstrate against nuclear weapons. It was the largest national women's peace protest of the 20th century. The protest helped "push the United States and the Soviet Union into signing a nuclear test-ban treaty two years later"

Crowd protesting the US involvement in the Vietnam War. San Francisco, 1967. By Ralph Crane

Crowd protesting the US involvement in the Vietnam War. San Francisco, 1967. By Ralph Crane

shihlun:  Tim Page - Vietnam War Protests US

shihlun: Tim Page - Vietnam War Protests US

Blueprint for the Occupy Movement? Read the Protest Manifestos of the 1960s

Blueprint for the Occupy Movement? Read the Protest Manifestos of the 1960s

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