From the end of the 19th century, the women of the European countries energetically demand the right to vote, working conditions and education, just like the Suffragette movement in England. Despite some progress, results are slow to come when the year 1914 dawns.
The lack of a male workforce, gone off to the war, forces factories to employ women in positions traditionally occupied by men.
The image in the world of work has changed definitively and forever.