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12 Things You Didn't Know about Women in the First World War
The First World War brought many changes in the lives of British women. It is often represented as having had a wholly positive impact, opening up new opportunities in the world of work and strengthening their case for the right to vote.
The reality is more complex. Not all of the opportunities the war provided to women were entirely positive or long lasting.
Here are 12 facts about women during the First World War which help to illustrate the ways in which women’s lives changed during this period.