"I learned that [pregnant women] were all taken to the research block to be used as guinea pigs, and then two lives would be thrown into the crematorium. I decided that never again would there be a pregnant woman in Auschwitz.''
In the 1960s she was known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose clients were said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple Rothschilds.
What can photographs from the Mexican Revolution tell us about women's roles, or how women's roles were perceived?
Dr. Fatoon al-Hassi has argued and fought for women's rights in Saudi Arabia. Among her arguments is that the requirement that women have a man represent them in legal matters does not have a basis in Arabic or Islamic traditions.
The Victoria & Albert Museum's website has a game where you can design 18th-century women's wigs. It is bizarre and glorious.