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Ela Bhatt, the gentle revolutionary; a pioneer in womens empowerment and grassroots development, founder of the more than 1 million-strong Self-Employed Womens Association in India. the-elders

Ela Bhatt, the gentle revolutionary; a pioneer in womens empowerment and grassroots development, founder of the more than 1 million-strong Self-Employed Womens Association in India. the-elders

Leymah Gbowee-The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work".

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.

Dipa Karmakar on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics as she booked a berth for the Rio Games after a strong performance at the final qualifying a #gymnastics #india #olympics

Dipa Karmakar on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics as she booked a berth for the Rio Games after a strong performance at the final qualifying a

women at war against isis

A picture taken on August 2014 shows a woman Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighter guarding a post on the front line in the Makhmur area, near Mosul

Graca Machel. International advocate for women’s and children's rights; former freedom fighter and first Education Minister of Mozambique.

International advocate for women’s and children's rights; former freedom fighter and first Education Minister of Mozambique.

Nellie Bly: First investagative reporter(1987) Had herself committed, spending 10 days on at the mental institution on Blackwell Island. After her return, she wrote a shocking piece chronicling the experience, including beatings, ice baths, and force-fed meals. The shocking piece received a lot of attention, and inspired some reforms of New York's mental institutions.

Nellie Bly - century marvel, she was a well known journalist who was famous for her asylum exposé in Nellie had faked insanity for a better look inside the women’s asylum. Another achievement of Nellie's was her journey around the world in 72 days.

Biologist/Author Rachel Carson Holding Her German Kine Exakta Camera in the Woods Near Her Home

Biologist/Author Rachel Carson Holding Her German Kine Exakta Camera in the Woods Near Her Home

Rachel Carson (May 1907 – was an American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Her book Silent Spring brought.

both men and women should feel free to be sensitive and strong. ~ Emma Watson

Two of my favorite lines from Emma Watson's speech on the state of feminism. I just love Emma Watson

American cardiologist Helen Brooke Taussig founded the field of pediatric cardiology and developed the concept for a procedure that prolonged the lives of children suffering from blue baby syndrome. (photo: Yousuf Karsh)

American cardiologist Helen Brooke Taussig founded the field of pediatric cardiology and developed the concept for a procedure that prolonged the lives of children suffering from blue baby syndrome.

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