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South Africa Issued Stamp on Suzman

South African has issued a stamp to commemorate birth anniversary of Suzman, who died on New Year’s Day in 2009 aged 91, would have turned 100 on November 7. She earned a special place in South Africa’s history for her … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamp on  Pilar Riberaygua

This philatelic series dedicated to the recognition of those Andorran women who, through their work, effort and talent, have contributed to the social and cultural progress of the Principality.This year’s edition pays homage to the artist and gallery owner Pilar Riberaygua, … Continue reading

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Mata Hari:An Amazig Character

Mata Hari was a professional dancer and mistress who became a spy for France during World War I. Suspected of being a double agent, she was executed in 1917.Born on August 7, 1876, in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, Mata Hari was a … Continue reading

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UAE Issued Stamps to  Commemorate Role of Women

UAE has issued a set of five stamps to celebrate the role played by women in the growth of the nation.The stamps have been issued in five designs and cost Dh3 each, along with a cover priced at Dh16. They … Continue reading

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Parveen Shakir and The Pakistan Bible Society Commemorated on New Stamps of Pakistan

Parveen Shakir Pakistan Post has released a commemorative stamp on noted Urdu poetess Parveen Shakir (November 24, 1952 – December 26, 1994) .Parveen started writing at an early age and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu [Fragrance], to great acclaim, in … Continue reading

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New German Stamp on Rahel Hirsch

German Post issued a stamp to commemorate 100th anniversary of the date when Rahel Hirsch became the first woman in the Kingdom of Prussia to be appointed a professor in medicine in 1913. Rahel Hirsch was born on 15 September … Continue reading

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New US Stamp on Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson, the first Black woman to win Wimbledon and the first to compete at the U.S. Open, will be honored on a postage stamp.  The official ceremony for the stamp will be in August.Even though it’s hardly news when Venus … Continue reading

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New French Stamps on Womens Day

France issued stamps booklet of  12 stamps on 8 March  2013, on the occasion of the International Women\’s Da.Confidence, team spirit, overcoming of fear, self-performance, and solidarity are the qualities shared by both the Rally and La Poste Group. This … Continue reading

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Italy:New Stamp on Mattia Preti

Italian Post has issued this stamp to commemorate 4th birth centenary ofMattia Preti on 23rd February 2013 under Italian Artistic and Cultural Heritage, series. Stamp shows a detail of the work “Saint John the Baptist preaching, with a self-portrait of … Continue reading

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The Bahamas to Issue stamps on 50th Anniversary of Female Suffrage

2012 sees the 50th Anniversary of the Granting of Universal Suffrage to Women in the Bahamas and to celebrate this important Anniversary, the Bahamas Post Office is releasing a set of six stamps depicting portraits of some of the main … Continue reading

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