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Archif Menywod Cymru / Women’s Archive Wales promotes the recognition of women in Welsh history and the preservation of sources of women’s history in Wales.

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Photograph of Gertrude Rosewarne, a Red Cross Nurse in the First World War.

I chose this image because it was a very popular one with the British public as it shows a woman in the traditional role as a carer, unlike later images of women munitions workers or members of the armed forces. This photograph of Gertrude Rosewarne was brought to me in the Archive’s Roadshow in Llanelli by her great nephew.
It is an honour to be the President of AMC/WAW because of its valuable work in rescuing the sources of our history and enabling historians to bring our history to a wide audience.
Emeritus Professor Deirdre Beddoe, President and Founder Member of Archif Menywod Cymru/Women’s Archive Wales

News & Events

Image: WAW International Conference & Annual Conference

WAW International Conference & Annual Conference

6th October - 7th October 2018

Held at the Management School, Swansea Bay Campus, Swansea University in collaboration with the School of Management, the Department of History and the Morgan Academy, Swansea University.

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Image: Women's Heritage Walk, Aberystwyth

Women's Heritage Walk, Aberystwyth

7th July 2018

On Saturday the 7th of July, there will be a very special event in Aberystwyth - a walking tour of the town, when the public will have an opportunity to get to know some of the fascinating women who have either lived or studied in Aberystwyth, and who have gone on to make their mark in their chosen fields.

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Image: Llanystumdwy ''Century of Hope' Event

Llanystumdwy ''Century of Hope' Event

23rd June 2018

A special day to celebrate the heritage of women in Pen Llŷn, Eifionydd, Arfon and Meirionnydd:

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