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Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II. Nancy Wake was born in New Zealand but her family moved to Australia when she was 2 Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”
Violette Szabo was an undercover secret agent for the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Occupied France during World War Two. After completing two special missions, she was captured by the Germans and executed in 1945. This is her incredible story. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 21st July 2015

Poverty Alliance -Tackling Poverty Together - Presentation

Poverty Alliance -Tackling Poverty Together - Presentation
Poverty Alliance -Tackling Poverty Together - Presentation Read More
Posted on: Monday 13th July 2015

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)
Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944) Moina Belle Michael was an American teacher who had the idea to create an emblem of Remembrance using the red Flanders poppy. Read More
Posted on: Monday 29th June 2015

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier
Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier - Private Cathay Williams was the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. On November 15, 1866 she enlisted in the Army as a man. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century
Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 17th June 2015

Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences

Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences
Consultation - Equally Safe - Reforming the criminal law to address domestic abuse and sexual offences. Thursday, March 26, 2015. A consultation on proposals to create specific offences concerning domestic abuse and the non-consensual sharing of private, intimate images, the introduction of statutory jury directions in sexual offence cases, the extra-territorial effect of the law concerning sexual offences committed against children and the circumstances in which a court can grant a non-harassment order. ISBN: 9781785442698 Read More
Posted on: Monday 15th June 2015

Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945)

Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945)
Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945) During her stay in Netherlands while hiding from the German forces, Anne Frank, a young jewish girl, was gifted a diary by her father when she was 13. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 9th June 2015

Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell

Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell
Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell. A new coin celebrating brave and devoted nurse Edith Cavell has been struck by the Royal Mint as part of its five-year commemoration of the First World War. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights. Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights.  Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)
Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights but she remained an underrated leader of the suffrage movement (campaign for women to have the vote). She encouraged her politician husband Henry Fawcett to carry on with his work after he was blinded in an accident. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015
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