Intangible Cultural Heritage & Gender

Find here a very interesting document on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Gender published by UNESCO. In the publication, gender disparities and women´s role in intangible cultural heritage transmission are raised from a very interesting perspective. Recognising inequality suffered by women but at the same time, enhancing the value of cultural heritage contribution to women´s role in…

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Provocative Fiber Art Made by Women

An article written by LESLIE CAMHI published on MARCH 14, 2018 at the https://www.nytimes.com/ and shared at Craftivism Lab. This article makes a review of relevant artists using textiles to speak out. From Albers to the Pussy Hat initiative, you will find several references to wonderful experiences and stories handmade by women. Some of the…

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How needlework has become part of the feminist movement by Mouncej1

Originally posted on Needle in a Fabric Stack:
In 1718, women in Pennsylvania were only able to own and manage property if their husbands were incapacitated. This remained true until 1839, when Mississippi was the first state to allow women to own property in their name. In 1878, women were allowed to attend university and…

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