Article Category: GENDER HISTORY


The article analyzes the contribution of the outstanding philanthropist of education L. A. Shanyavskaya to the implementation of the project to create a non-state People’s University in Moscow (1908), which can rightfully be considered as an accessible social elevator for thousands of people in obtaining higher education despite the gender, […]

Bulanova M. B., Milovanova M. Yu. The contribution of women ...


The article deals with the practice of divorce among Bashkirs initiated by their wives in the second half of the XIX — early XX c. It focuses on the causes of divorce. The wife could demand a divorce under the following circumstances: her husband’s poverty, incomplete payment of kalym, ill-treatment, […]

Suleimanova R. N., Isyangulov Sh. N. «I request the termination ...


The article considers the ideas of the Russian writer, poet and journalist M. I. Mikhailov, that became intellectual prerequisites for the formation of feminist discourse in Russian sociology of the XIX century. Domestic thinkers have contributed greatly to the emergence in Russia of feminism as a social phenomenon and the […]

Baturenko S. A. Prerequisites of feminist discourse formation in Russian ...



Traditions of Karelian maternity rituals are widely represented in the ethnographic historical science literature. At the same time motherhood as an institution and as a social and cultural status deserves special consideration. The paper is aimed at describing the development of the motherhood within Karelia in historical dynamics, as well […]

Litvin Yu. V. Motherhood in the Karelian village: traditional practices ...


The protection of motherhood and childhood occupied a significant place in the zemstvo medical practice of the late XIX — early XX c. It was “zemsky” doctors who were first to investigate the risk factors for maternal and child health in a Russian village. These included, first of all, the […]

Kitsenko O. S., Kitsenko R. N. The issues of maternity ...


After the October revolution of 1917, the lifestyle of Muslim women in Central Asia changed dramatically. This was due to the gender policy of the Bolsheviks. This study analyzes the Soviet Central Asia from a historical perspective to understand the impact of the Soviet regime on Muslim women’s lifestyles. It […]

Omarbayev Y., Khazretali T., Zulpikharova E., Kumganbayev Zh. Muslim women ...



The article describes the history of the study of the “female enzyme” in the mass Russian labor movement. It concludes that there was no so-called proletarian branch in the women’s movement in Russia of the late XIXth — early XXth c. The female theme in the history of the mass […]

Pushkareva I. M., Pushkareva N. L. Women in the Russian ...


The article is devoted to the study of mass political mobilization of women in the 1920s. The problem is considered on the materials of the Yenisei province. The authors used a wide range of archival materials and local periodicals. They showed that the party and the state did not have […]

Dolidovich O. M., Karchaeva T. G. Political mobilization of women ...


The article is the first essay in Russian historiography on the history of the emergence and establishment of women’s political organizations in Russia at the beginning of the XX c., the struggle for women’s suffrage and the competence to voice women’s demands in the State Duma. The authors recreate the […]

Pushkareva I. M., Pushkareva N. L. Formation of women’s political ...



This article considers the image of stakhanovka E. Vinogradova as a Soviet celebrity. The analysis of Vinogradova’s representations in the press reveals the features of the Soviet celebrity culture, as well as patriarchal nature of the Soviet society. Being similar to celebrity culture of the capitalist countries in many respects, […]

Navolotskaya D. I. E. Vinogradova as a public figure: ...


The article analyzes the historiography of the Soviet period on the daily life of women-workers of industrial St. Petersburg in the second half of the XIX — early XX c. Soviet historians tried to reflect in their studies the real life of women workers in factories and factories. Censorship, which […]

Severceva O. V. Daily life of women industrial workers of ...


DOI: 10.21064/WinRS.2019.4.11 In this paper, based on the previously unpublished archival materials, the issues of the social status of disabled and elderly women in Siberia in the 1920—1930s (which were united under the general status of the disabled population) are examined. The main directions of the Soviet State social policy […]

Kovalev A. S. Disabled women and Soviet social policy ...



DOI: 10.21064/WinRS.2019.4.10 The aim of this article is to study one of the main forms of marriage in the North Caucasus — the abduction of girls, and a form of violating criminal laws — the abduction of women. The work is carried out on the example of Chechnya and Ingushetia. […]

Pliev A. A., Babich I. L. Woman as ...


DOI: 10.21064/WinRS.2019.4.9 The article examines the process of transformation of ideas about gender identity on the material of Russian culture of XVI c. and the beginning of the XVIII c. The main goal of the work is the analysis and description of differences in the concept of gender and age […]

Ovchinnikova E. A., Troitskiy S. A. Gender identification ...