A collection of interviews with people who were there at key moments in women's history
Over 175 years ago, Caroline Norton began to fight for the rights of married women.
For the first time women were encouraged to join the workforce to help win the war
On 6th February 1918, women in Britain were given the right to vote for the first time
A revolutionary theorist and feminist icon, Lenin called her the Eagle of the Revolution
Alexandra Kollontai was the leading Marxist feminist in Communist Russia.
In March 1921 Marie Stopes opened Britain's first birth control clinic in London.
Millions of women were left single after the men they would have married died in WW1.
America's longest-serving First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt
One girl's story of exile and soldiering during World War II.
Thousands of women and girls worked on farms throughout WW2 to produce much needed food.
On March 28th 1941 the British novelist Virginia Woolf took her own life.
In 1943, the first and only professional women's baseball league was launched in the US
How the cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch survived the Holocaust by playing music.
Yelena Malyutina was a Soviet female bomber pilot who fought in WW2.
A young Jewish woman escaped from the Kaunas Ghetto in Lithuania to fight the Nazis.
A child's eye view of life in Berlin in the aftermath of World War II
In 1946 tens of thousands of British women went to Canada on the first 'war brides' ship
In June 1947 the diary of Anne Frank was published for the very first time.
Cells taken from an African American woman in 1951 revolutionised medical science
The scientist produced an x-ray photograph in 1951 that helped show the structure of DNA
Two Maids of Honour remember the crowning of Queen Elizabeth the Second in London in 1953.
The disappearance of the remains in 1955 of Evita Peron, the revered Argentine first lady
The pill meant reliable, convenient family planning - and sexual freedom
In 1962 Timmie Jean Lindsey became the first woman in the world to have the operation.
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