Khasbulatova O. A., Okolotin V. S. Labor feat of women in the rear during the Great Patriotic War (1941—1945) (Case study of the Ivanovo region) // Woman in Russian Society. 2020. No.2 . P.3-9.


The article is devoted to the labor feat of women during the Great Patriotic War. Based on extensive factual material and archival sources, it is shown that women employed in the textile and clothing industry of Ivanovo region, in difficult wartime conditions, played a major role in the clothing of the active army. They showed true heroism, donated blood, took care of wounded soldiers in hospitals, and nurtured children. The authors emphasize that this historical example of women’s resilience once again crosses out the myth of the weak sex, actualizes their role as a subject of social progress.
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