It is a myth that the First World War liberated women. The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919 was one of the most significant pieces of legislation in modern Britain. Ladies Can’t Climb Ladders focuses on the lives of pioneering women forging careers in the fields of medicine, law, academia, architecture, engineering and the church. Social historian Jane Robinson sheds light on the public and private worlds of these unsung heroines, their desires and ambitions, and how family and society responded to this emerging class of working women.
Showcasing thirty-five of the many women who have changed the world, spanning more than four centuries. Including Cleopatra, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank, Wangari Maathai, Anna Politkovskaya and Malala Yousafzai. Bone china mug, height 9cm. Dishwasher safe.
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enameled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long.
A pocket-sized tin of portable confidence from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild. Contains approx 60 peppermints. Tin measures 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5cm.
An inspirational set of girl-power-themed pencils. Includes statements like 'Fierce, fearless, female', and 'Grab them by the patriarchy'. 6 HB pencils in a themed box. Pack measures 19 x 6 x 1.5 cm.