Carmen de Burgos (1867-1932) was an important journalist, activist and author of fiction whose work was banned and largely forgotten during the Franco dictatorship years. As well as being the first woman to have her own column in a major newspaper in Spain, she was also the first female war correspondent, travelling to Morocco to cover the war there. She was an advocate for numerous causes, including the right to divorce, education for women, suffrage, and the anti-war and anti-death-penalty movements.
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