After enjoying a one day summer on Sunday we are now back to wind, rain and grey skies, but at least it's not so cold!
Today we are starting an new challenge at TIOT, make it feminine. As always you have 2 weeks to join us, and projects of all formats, including digital are welcome. Have a look at the lovely creations of my teamies on our blog!
I have chosen a photo of a suffragette, taken 1911 in London. Women were fighting to have rights that we take for granted today - to be able to vote, to be able to make decisions for themselves, to be able to own property, have a bank account, study and work in a profession other than cooking, cleaning and housework. If you look at the poster she is holding, you can see that violence against women who fought for their rights was socially acceptable. Many were imprisoned under terrible conditions, some died for the cause. And we have to be thankful to them that most of us can now live our lives as women and decide over our own lives. And women can be feminine and still stay strong, it doesn't always have to be pink and pretty. And there are still women in many parts of the world who even today have no freedom and rights: