Women's rights

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Exhibitions

Beacons of empathy: the forgotten women who brought the Foundling Museum to life

The portraits of men in the London museum's picture gallery are being replaced by portraits of women who supported a vision to protect young children

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Social issues

US Planned Parenthood campaign includes artists Shirin Neshat and Carrie Mae Weems 

The Unstoppable initiative includes an online exhibition of works by ten female artists and writers

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V&A off limits to women in 1913?

Museums considered banning female visitors at height of suffrage movement

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Mount Athos

Religious tradition dating back to the early Church under attack through the Schengen agreement

UK Charity Commissioners want access for women to Mount Athos

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Mount Athos

Mysterious religious treasures from Mount Athos go on display in Thessaloniki

The monastery has been forbidden to women since 1060 and remains barely accessible to laymen, making this public exhibition an opportunity of a lifetime