Herstory is a cultural movement THAT tellS the life stories of historical, mythIC AND contemporary women.

 

An extraordinary discovery

In contrast to the handful of women we learn about in Irish schools, Herstory discovered that there are over one thousand remarkable women featured in the Dictionary of Irish Biography. Countless names are missing. The amnesia of women’s stories is not just an Irish problem - this is a global phenomenon.

 

It's time to rewrite history and the future

History censored women’s stories in the past. Today, popular culture dictates the stories deemed 'worthy' of our attention, diluting women's representation and leaving countless authentic role models in the shadows.

 

This is storytelling for everyone

Adopting a collaborative and experimental approach, Herstory incorporates the worlds of music, comedy, theatre, fashion, dance, photography, poetry, fine art, film and more.

Herstory is a compassionate feminist movement

Our mission is to give the public authentic female role models and a game-changing egalitarian education programme, inspiring countries around the world to start their own Herstory movements.

 
 

HERSTORY 20/20

A storytelling platform like no other, featuring two TV series, podcasts, schools workshops and more. Launching September 2019.

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ILLUMINATE

Join us for the International Herstory Light Festival, Ireland's new global light festival celebrating women and equality. 

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MEET THE WOMEN

The good, the bad and the revolutionary, an eclectic collection of extraordinary life stories. 

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The Irish are known as the best storytellers in the world but until now, we have only told half the story.
The time has come to tell herstory.
— Melanie Lynch, Founder of Herstory

Created by Herstory Ireland, gifted to the World.