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Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

March 8 is International Women's Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women's rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against the odds and fight for their dreams and passions, equality and solidarity among men. Their bravery contributed to shaping today's world, and has to be remembered.



#1 A 106-Year-Old Woman Who Protected Her Home With A Rifle, In Armenia (1990)

A 106-Year-Old Woman Who Protected Her Home With A Rifle, In Armenia (1990)


#2 A Woman Hitting A Neo-Nazi With Her Handbag In Växjö, Sweden (13 April, 1985)

A Woman Hitting A Neo-Nazi With Her Handbag In Växjö, Sweden (13 April, 1985)


#3 These Women Were Firefighters At Pearl Harbor (1941)

These Women Were Firefighters At Pearl Harbor (1941)


#4 Muslim Woman Covers The Yellow Star Of Her Jewish Neighbor With Her Veil (1941)

Muslim Woman Covers The Yellow Star Of Her Jewish Neighbor With Her Veil (1941)


#5 Maud Stevens Wagner Was The First Known Female Tattoo Artist In The United States (1907)

Maud Stevens Wagner Was The First Known Female Tattoo Artist In The United States (1907)


#6 Malala Yousafzai (19-Years-Old) Pakistani Activist For Female Education, The Youngest Ever Nobel Prize Laureate

Malala Yousafzai (19-Years-Old) Pakistani Activist For Female Education, The Youngest Ever Nobel Prize Laureate


#7 Billie Jean King. US Tennis Legend & Became The First Prominent Female Athlete To Come Out

Billie Jean King. US Tennis Legend & Became The First Prominent Female Athlete To Come Out


#8 One Of The Onna-Bugeisha, Female Samurai Warrior Of The Upper Bushi (Samurai), Class In Feudal Japan (Late 1800's)

One Of The Onna-Bugeisha, Female Samurai Warrior Of The Upper Bushi (Samurai), Class In Feudal Japan (Late 1800's)


#9 Margaret Heafield Was A Director Of Software Engineering For NASA's Apollo Space Program (1969)

Margaret Heafield Was A Director Of Software Engineering For NASA's Apollo Space Program (1969)


#10 Annette Kellerman Promoted Women’s Right To Wear A Fitted One-Piece Bathing Suit (1907). She Was Arrested For Indecency

Annette Kellerman Promoted Women’s Right To Wear A Fitted One-Piece Bathing Suit (1907). She Was Arrested For Indecency


#11 Voting Activist Annie Lumpkins At The Little Rock City Jail (10 July, 1961)

Voting Activist Annie Lumpkins At The Little Rock City Jail (10 July, 1961)


#12 Russia-Born Valentina Tereshkova Became The First Woman In Space Aboard The Vostok 6 (1963)

Russia-Born Valentina Tereshkova Became The First Woman In Space Aboard The Vostok 6 (1963)

#13 Marie Curie Was A Polish Physicist And Chemist Famous For Her Work On Radioactivity And Twice A Winner Of The Nobel Prize

Marie Curie Was A Polish Physicist And Chemist Famous For Her Work On Radioactivity And Twice A Winner Of The Nobel Prize

#14 Marina Ginestà Was A French Veteran Of The Spanish Civil War. This Is Her Most Famous Picture At The Top Of Hotel Colón In Barcelona (21 July, 1936)

Marina Ginestà Was A French Veteran Of The Spanish Civil War. This Is Her Most Famous Picture At The Top Of Hotel Colón In Barcelona (21 July, 1936)

#15 Anne Frank Was A Jewish Diarist And Writer

Anne Frank Was A Jewish Diarist And Writer


#16 Jane Goodall, Leading Primatologist And Conservationalist

Jane Goodall, Leading Primatologist And Conservationalist

#17 Amelia Earhart Was The First Female Aviator To Fly Solo Across The Atlantic Ocean (1928)

Amelia Earhart Was The First Female Aviator To Fly Solo Across The Atlantic Ocean (1928)


#18 Gertrude Caroline Ederle Became The First Woman To Swim Across The English Channel (1926)

Gertrude Caroline Ederle Became The First Woman To Swim Across The English Channel (1926)


#19 Eliza Leonida Zamfirescu, The First Woman Engineer In The World

Eliza Leonida Zamfirescu, The First Woman Engineer In The World


#20 Rosa Louise Mccauley Parks - Civil Rights Activist

Rosa Louise Mccauley Parks - Civil Rights Activist