The nurses’ fight against the Dictatorship

8 of March of 2018 - 18h00
Aljube Museum Auditorium

Conversation with Professor António Borges Coelho.

Viewing of an excerpt from the documentary by Susana de Sousa Dias, Processo-Crime 141/53 Enfermeiras no Estado Novo (Criminal Proceeding 141/53 Nurses in Fascist Portugal).

Evocation of the International Women’s Day, by Maria Joaquina Silvério, on behalf of the MDM – Democratic Women’s Movement.

Yesterday’s Fight, Today’s Fight. Intervention of Zoraima Prado, leader of the Portuguese Nurses’ Union.

Other events

Women from Marinha Grande
In partnership with the Women's Democratic Movement (MDM) we welcomed women from Marinha Grande who were resisting the dictatorship for a conversation about their memories of participating in strikes and workers' struggles in the glass industry, of repression and imprisonment by PIDE, and of fighting for women's rights and freedom.
28 of September of 2021 - 16h30
Guided Tours
On 25 September, the Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade organises three guided tours aimed at different types of audiences.
25 of September of 2021 - 10h30
Readings of the New Portuguese Letters
Through the voice of other Marias we will dive into the "New Portuguese Letters" within the temporary exhibition WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles.
23 of September of 2021 - 19h00
“They were afraid and went and didn’t go”
In the scope of the parallel programming of the temporary exhibition "WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles" we welcome anti-fascist resistance women for a cycle of conversations around the experiences of resistance to dictatorship and the struggle for women's rights, still so necessary and current nowadays.
18 of September to 30 of October of 2021