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Francisca de Haan

Francisca de Haan is a professor of Gender Studies at the Central European University, Budapest. Her publications include Een eigen patroon (Amsterdam 2002), a biography of a Dutch Jewish family, and A Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements and Feminisms. Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe, 19th and 20th Centuries, co-edited with Krassimira Daskalova and Anna Loutfi (2006).

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Anna Sophia Polak

Anna Polak was an important figure in the Dutch women’s movement in the early twentieth-century, who served as director of the National Bureau of Women’s Labor in The Hague for 28 years. Her controversial views on the importance of involving women in the working world led to her international recognition; she was beloved and admired by many.

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