"Woman, Dare to Be:" Hélène Brion and Militant Feminism, 1914-1922.

Talbert, Caroline.


  • Hélène Brion was a French militant feminist, syndicalist, pacifist, socialist, and communist who led a small teacher’s union, a subsidiary of the General Confederation of Labor, in the years leading up to World War I. This project explores Brion’s political development in the period 1917-1921, as she faced a well-publicized trial for “defeatism” and began to publish her self-edited newspaper La Lu... read more
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