During the fight for the right to vote, many women were imprisoned and tortured while in prison. www.loc.gov
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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. expect, women shelter, mukhtar mai, organizations, pakistani woman, awesom women, inspir women, amaz women, commit suicid
"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
World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge. Lt. Katherine Flynn Nolan. Nolan, now 86, remembers, "You have to get to [the wounded] and start treating them for shock and stabilize them within an hour. We had to get them in that golden hour." The death rate in the field hospitals, which were assembled five miles from the front, was surprisingly low — less than 4 percent. battle of the bulge, hero, armi veteran, militari women, war ii, wwii nurs, war veterans, armi nurs, army nurses
World War II U.S. Army veteran and Nurse who served in the Battle of the Bulge. Lt. Katherine Flynn Nolan. There are some beautiful articles about her on NPR: www.npr.org/....
Apgar holds a newborn baby upside-down to test its reflexes, as part of an Apgar evaluation, at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Reflex irritability--in response to tickling the nostrils or gently slapping the feet--is one of the five Apgar score criteria. Title: National Foundation-March of Dimes. [Virginia Apgar demonstrating Apgar score]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. . nurs school, virginia apgar, holyok colleg, score histori, apgar score
Virginia Apgar, American physician, best known for developing the Apgar score, a standardized method for evaluating newborn"s transition to life outside the womb. It's been said that every newborn in a modern hospital anywhere in the world is first looked at "through the eyes" of Dr. Virginia Apgar.
Many teen agers joined the Maquis, especially after the Germans began conscripting young workers for labor service in the Reich.
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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
“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” -Elizabeth Taylor
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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.
Florence B. Seiber was an American biochemist known for isolating a pure form of tuberculin used in the standard TB test. She is a member of the U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame.
Clara Barton:1821-1912) - Civil War nurse, founder of the American Red Cross. Barton refused to take a salary from the government's treasury & dedicated herself aiding soldiers on the front. Never had women been allowed in hospitals, camps or battlefields; initially, military & civil officials refused her help. Eventually, she gained their trust & began receiving supplies from all over the country. As a result of her untiring work, she became known as the "Angel of the Battlefield." soldier, war nurs, american red, civil rights, camps, red cross, clara barton, country, the civil wars
Clara Barton, 1821 - 1912, Civil War nurse, founder of the American Red Cross
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Catherine The Great: First She Read, Then She Ruled (via NPR)
Catherine The Great: First She Read, Then She Ruled
Joan of Arc, "One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying." - Joan of Arc ~ Her story is hard one for many of us to read because of the great injustice done against her. I look forward to meeting her in heaven, a woman of courage and humility... not afraid to die for what she believed. warrior, joan, hero, arc, the artist, google glass, everett millai, john everett, canvases
Joan of Arc - John Everett Millais - WikiArt.org
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 a baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment. horses, vintage photos, wagon, france, new york city, first day, apartments, doctor, fire department
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.
Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. She was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Earhart was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. peopl, histori, aviat, fli, inspir, admir, women, earhart electra, amelia earhart
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History in the making; Saudi women walking proudly among the Olympic athletes for the first time ever
Vote. Our sisters suffered to give us that right.