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Declaring feminine willpower through fashion, Elsa Schiaparelli is one of fashion history's most renowned personalities.
Bridal dresses in traditional Greek culture are colourful, rich and varied.
How Dutch women turned post-war upcycling into a symbol of female solidarity
Active in the Dutch reform dress movement, Marie-Jeanette de Lange left a legacy on female fashion and society
Literature & writers
Serbia’s first feminist author: a writer and traveller who led a remarkable life
Writer, republican, literary theoretician and philosopher.
Learn about the life of the Swedish author and activist who wrote beloved children's books.
Meet the women who taught Europe to cook.
Travelling in our minds with books, like Selma Lagerlöf's The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
Read about female characters in European literature who broke the mould.
From Hollywood glamour to the Siberian gulag, explore this Lithuanian actor and director's life
The first Danish ballerina to became internationally famous and pursue a ballet career
Hugely talented Swedish opera singer who enjoyed worldwide fame in the mid-19th century
From Folies Bergère to Order of Saint Dominic - the incredible story of one woman: a courtesan, a princess and a saint
The cinematic life of Poland’s first film star
Society & politics
Long before the home office was invented, working at home was already commonplace for one group within society: women.
How many statues in your hometown represent women?
Political pioneer who was a leader in the fight for Ireland’s independence
Table tennis world champions from Vienna
A special exhibition on eight remarkable European women in the arts, sciences and society.
Exploring public art in Dublin by three female sculptors
A life devoted to art
British botanist and photographer, Anna Atkins was a pioneer in photography and cyanotypes
Pioneering Art Nouveau collector
Learning scenarios about women
Cooperative learning, Cultural awareness and expression, Language - Upper Secondary Education
English - Upper secondary, VET
English, French, History, Philosophy - Secondary school, Upper secondary
English, History, Language subjects - Upper secondary
English, History - Upper secondary
This learning scenario illustrates the importance of human rights and women’s rights in the context of feminism.
Art, English - Upper secondary, VET
Art, English, History - Primary School
Art, English, History - Secondary Schools
How Swede Beda Hallberg battled a pandemic with small paper flowers
How Charles stole Lizzie’s idea and made his fortune
From earth goddess festival to family feast - did you know that Mother’s Day has its roots in ancient traditions?
Discover the history of the Singer company and their world-changing sewing machines.
Christina of Sweden was one of the most learned women and benefactors in Rome.
The Fàbrica Gròber textile factory is a landmark of Girona history even today, 40 years after its closure.
It is hard to imagine that a little over a century ago, women were discouraged from riding their bicycles.
The Women's Peace Party was founded in 1915 as a reaction to the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914.
As long as there have been babies, there has been breastfeeding