womens rights

  • Women in Ancient Rome Didn’t Have Equal Rights. They Still Changed History

    by Barry Strauss

    If we look hard at the history, we discover some women who made their mark, either working within their prescribed gender roles as wives, lovers, mothers, sisters or daughters, or exercising so much political, religious or, even in a few cases, military power that they smashed those roles altogether and struck out on their own. 

  • Hillary Clinton to executive produce TV drama on women’s suffrage with Spielberg

    "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote," by Elaine Weiss, which its publisher calls an "inspiring story of activists winning their own freedom in one of the last campaigns forged in the shadow of the Civil War, and the beginning of the great twentieth-century battles for civil rights" - will be adapted into either a TV movie or a limited series.