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During the fight for the right to vote, many women were imprisoned and tortured while in prison.

Did Your Female Ancestors Vote?

"Mukhtar Mai is a Pakistani woman who, after being gang-raped, was expected to commit suicide. Instead, she prosecuted her attackers and used compensation money to start schools, a women's shelter and an organization to support women from around Pakistan. We have a chapter about her story in Half the Sky."

Houston Heights -14 year old Malala Yousafzai, ( “I don’t mind if I have to sit on the floor at school.) All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one.” This is gorgeous.

The best protection any woman can have... is courage. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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France. Madame Marie Curie, co-discoverer of Radium, at the Radium Institute in Paris, 1921

Many teen agers joined the Maquis, especially after the Germans began conscripting young workers for labor service in the Reich.

the resistance in France Maquis

A women of the resistance movement, who is a member of a patrol to rout out the Germans snipers still left in areas in Paris, France, on August 29, 1944

Gertrude Belle Elion (1918-1999) American biochemist and pharmacologist who played a key role in developing the AIDS drug AZT, receiving the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1988 together with two other researchers. She was the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Catherine The Great: First She Read, Then She Ruled (via NPR)

Catherine The Great: First She Read, Then She Ruled

Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance. Dr. Bryun was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early 1900's. On her first day at work in 1910, she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment. Find out more about this courageous woman at www.strangecosmos...

The only person to hold two Nobel Prizes is a woman. Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history.

Vote. Our sisters suffered to give us that right.

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