The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.
On 18th of April 1916, Edith Wharton, was appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort.
The viking grave at Gurness, Mainland, Orkney located where it is now perched perilously close to the edge of the coastline is, remarks Christina Lee, a special link between the old and the new – between the sea and the land.
“For me, women and children have been at the centre of so many of the developments of the past couple of weeks.”
This week we have possibly the most difficult subject to approach, the murder of a lovely young woman full of life and promise by a sexual predator.
Featuring women from all corners of the UK, this unique card game (RRP £7.99) has been designed by the whole team at Invisible Cities and can be played by the whole family.
The Herring Lassies of Scotland were a ‘threat’ to the norms of the day where women were expected to be quiet, work in the home and certainly not travel about. They ‘took the power to themselves’ explained Professor Heddle and ‘chose a voice for themselves’.
The sample was sufficient to “warrant the conclusion that female participation in early big-game hunting was likely nontrivial,” researchers said
New estimates reveal extent of the health burden of armed conflict–affecting at least 630 million women and children worldwide in 2017, and contributing to more than 10 million deaths among children under 5 years of age over 20 years.
They had a language that was sophisticated and culturally diverse. They defied the social norms of their day and were a crucial workforce.