Talk:Aletta Jacobs

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Jacobs wasn´t the first Dutch female university student, but she was the first one who completed a university study. See the Dutch Wikipedia-entry for details.

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This article is full of floral language and has very few inline citations. Very upsetting considering the importance of this historical figure. I am sure the ultra-rightwing and the anti-Jewish segments of the internet are having a ball vandalizing this page on a regular basis, so maybe it needs to be locked until a scholar can get a hold of it. 173.164.81.245 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 07:56, 20 March 2012 (UTC).

Vandalism[edit]

"|influences = people to be amazed by dogs" Looks like vandalism to me, I removed it. --78.23.113.239 (talk) 11:30, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Links[edit]

Two of the three links don't work anymore: Sunshine women and Memoirs.--Ornig (talk) 14:58, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

"suffrage feminine"[edit]

I don't know who wrote this, but "suffrage feminine" simply isn't English!213.127.210.95 (talk) 21:21, 26 August 2017 (UTC)

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picky picky (me)[edit]

I'm not comfortable with this sentence:

"Finding the trial was successful, she introduced the method of birth control in the Netherlands (still widely known as the Dutch Cap)[2] and began counseling women on its use.[11]"

  • Firstly, it appears to imply that the Netherlands is (are?) still widely known as the Dutch cap. That's not what you meant, and would be addressed by a bit of resequencing.
  • Secondly, I don't think it's called "Dutch cap" in the Netherlands (though I'm always happy to be corrected), and the sentence appears to concern its introduction in the Netherlands. How about adding "...in English speaking countries"?

I'm sorry to be picky because as far as I can see overall you've performed a formidable rescue mission on the entry. But - not for the first time - having had a thought I get an overwhelming urge to share. Feel free to ignore if you don't agree. I don't have access to your source, so I didn't attempt to edit your text. AND very best wishes for what remains of 2019! Charles01 (talk) 20:09, 7 January 2019 (UTC)

Charles01 I love it when you are picky :) . And you are correct, London-based sexologist Norman Haire apparently first called it the Dutch cap which then became widely used.p 181. Thanks for your help! SusunW (talk) 22:55, 7 January 2019 (UTC)