Monday, November 8, 2010

Heroic Women of Dundee

From the Courier News:
As the old saying goes, “Behind every successful man lies a woman.”

Dundee Township Historical Society members wholeheartedly agree and said it was high time that the women of Dundee’s past be rightfully recognized.

On Sunday, the group presented, “Women in History: The Story of Heroic Women in Dundee Township,” one of many public programs it has offered to help keep the area’s rich history alive.

It’s often been the men in Dundee’s past that have received all the acclaim for their roles in purchasing land, starting up companies, and furthering societal efforts such as the Underground Railroad.

However, none of those advances would have been realized without the help and support of their wives, according to DTHS president Marge Edwards.

1 comment:

Bahman said...

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http://www.sign4change.info/english/spip.php?article788
The Case of Nasrin Sotoudeh, Iran’s Human Rights Lawyer

Nasrin Soutoudeh, one of Iran’s most prominent human rights and women’s rights activist went on a hunger strike for the second time on October 31st to protest her unlawful detention and ill treatment in Iran’s Evin Prison. Nasrin Soutoudeh has been in detention since September 4th and denied visit with her lawyer since her arrest. Last week for the first time her two children, three and eleven years old visited her in prison. The children left Evin prison with a broken heart. They found their mother in poor heath and so frail that she could not even hug them.