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Two holidaymakers amuse themselves with a porter's trolley whilst waiting for their train at Euston Station, London, 5th August 1939. (Photo by A. J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Two holidaymakers amuse themselves with a porter's trolley whilst waiting for their train at Euston Station, London, 5th August 1939. (Photo by A. J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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17 Apr 2017 07:48:00
A high-kicking Parisian can-can dancer

A high-kicking Parisian can-can dancer. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1895
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13 Sep 2011 12:42:00
1915: Father Christmas reading with three young children

Father Christmas reading with three young children. (Photo by Spencer Arnold/Getty Images). Circa 1915
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24 Dec 2011 14:12:00
1938: Father Christmas hands out presents to children at the Aid And Adoption Society home at Leytonstone

Father Christmas hands out presents to children at the Aid And Adoption Society home at Leytonstone. (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th December 1938
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25 Dec 2011 13:43:00
Young Christian Lebanese women, who are members of Kataeb Phalangist party, show their skill in handling arms while they train in a village between Christian-controlled eastern port of Jounieh and the Christian village of Zahle in the west Lebanon on September 9, 1976. The Lebanese civil war erupted in April 1975. (Photo by Erich Stering/AFP Photo)

Young Christian Lebanese women, who are members of Kataeb Phalangist party, show their skill in handling arms while they train in a village between Christian-controlled eastern port of Jounieh and the Christian village of Zahle in the west Lebanon on September 9, 1976. The Lebanese civil war erupted in April 1975. (Photo by Erich Stering/AFP Photo)
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24 Sep 2014 12:48:00
A girl holds a sword during a protest in Jammu August 20, 2008. (Photo by Amit Gupta/Reuters)

A girl holds a sword during a protest in Jammu August 20, 2008. (Photo by Amit Gupta/Reuters)
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14 Oct 2014 10:37:00
Natalia Arango works with her mine detector in a zone of landmines planted by rebels groups near Sonson in Antioquia province, November 19, 2015. (Photo by Fredy Builes/Reuters)

Natalia Arango works with her mine detector in a zone of landmines planted by rebels groups near Sonson in Antioquia province, November 19, 2015. Women's work takes on a nontraditional meaning for fifteen Colombian women who work to rid the Antioquia Mountains of deadly landmines as the country edges closer to a peace agreement with Marxist rebels to end over a decade of conflict which has claimed 220,000 lives. (Photo by Fredy Builes/Reuters)
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27 Nov 2015 04:44:00
Peasants in the re-taken Somme District work in the fields, circa 1916- 1917, in this Library of Congress handout photo. (Photo by Reuters/Bain Collection/Library of Congress)

Peasants in the re-taken Somme District work in the fields, circa 1916- 1917, in this Library of Congress handout photo. For women 100 years ago, opportunities to work beyond the home and take part in political life were very limited. As the 20th century progressed, hard-won progress included gradually improved voting rights, while the upheaval of war pushed doors ajar as women worked as part of the war effort. U.S. Library of Congress archive photos show women's workplaces ranging from a flour mill in England to a coal mine in Belgium or Lincoln Motor Co.'s welding department in Detroit. International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. (Photo by Reuters/Bain Collection/Library of Congress)
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03 Mar 2016 11:39:00