Women's private charity during the First World War

Potitska, K. S.
2016 Vìsnik Dnìpropetrovsʹkogo Unìversitetu. Serìâ: Ìstorìâ ta Arheologìâ  
Outlined directions of charitable work of women during the 1914–1917. Among them – the primary care front, the organization of various medical institutions to assist the wounded , the opening of educational institutions for children of soldiers, orphans homes, military and moral support material and financial assistance to their families. The role of representatives of the royal family in spreading the idea of outreach. It is shown that charity in Empire encompassed all strata of society and
more » ... a of society and various government authorities. It should be noted that the trend towards philanthropy in human society developed among ordinary working women. They produced materials, garments for hospitals. The intensity and volume of donations were directly related to the welfare of the population, which in turn is directly dependent on the political and economic situation in the country. Note that the military defeat of the Russian army at the front also influenced by the level of charitable activity in the rear and causing a proportional decrease in the size of various donations.
doi:10.15421/261612 doaj:1f79890ec92141eaaa141e85ad035d54 fatcat:ayomgjc4fzfave5pb6kkjoyhue