Entries by Ruth Lloyd-Williams

Who wears the trousers?  

How a humble laundrywoman’s daughter challenged the fashion industry and liberated 20th century women.   Throughout much of the Western World’s history, due to society’s rules of the need for individuals to dress according to their gender, trousers have always been defined as men’s clothing.  Society strongly disapproved of women […]

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How will you celebrate women’s achievements on International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March 2019?

International Women’s Day is held annually on 8th March. A day to celebrate the achievements of women, past and present across the world. Also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. International Women’s Day is a day when women are recognised for their achievements without regard to race, creed or colour, cultural, economic […]