FAQS

Below is a list of definitions of words, phrases, abbreviations commonly used on The Herstorian Mum

HERSTORY

history viewed from a female or specifically feminist perspective.

HERSTORIAN

A writer of  herstory

SUFFRAGE

is the right to vote in political elections.

SUFFRAGIST

  someone who supports suffrage, especially a supporter of the right of women to vote in the early 20th century 

FRANCHISE

the right to vote in a country's elections

SUFFRAGETTE

a female advocate of the right of women to vote especially one who participated in protests in the UK in the early 20th century