8th March is International Women’s Day – #BeBoldForChange

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Today is International womens Day  The theme this year is be bold for change, you can help to celebrate  bold women with these resources

The Women’s Library Digital Collections has the full text of

Mary Wollstonecraft-  A vindication of the rights of woman 1798

Virginia Woolf – A  room of one’s own 

The Archives

Has materials relating to suffragette Emily Wilding Davison.  View an online exhibition of her writings, photographs of possessions and accounts of her death.

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography has a biography of her life and importance it also has entries for many other famous historic British women

View other great images from our archives by following our curator Gillian Murphy on twitter. @curatorequality

Why not listen to some examples of bold women making inspiring speeches.

We should all be feminists Chimamanda Ngozi

Malala Yousafzais speech- United-Nations 2013





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