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women in Belgium

Marie Janson: Trail-blazing politician

In 1921 Marie Janson became the first woman to hold a seat in the Belgian federal parliament – 27 years before women got the vote!

Women’s rights in Belgium

The development of women’s rights in Belgium has been marked by gradual progress and significant milestones over time, but there is still work to do.

Queens of Belgium

The Queens of Belgium

The Queens of Belgium have played key roles in the history of the country, making significant cultural, social, and charitable contributions.

Augusta Chiwy

Augusta Chiwy: World War Two Nurse

The uplifting story of Augusta Chiwy, a nurse who displayed great courage in Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.