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Be a rebel, and stop hating yourself.“Where feminine success is always measured by male standards, and gender failure often means being relieved of the pressure to measure up to patriarchal ideals, not succeeding in womanhood can offer unexpected pleasures.”- J. Jack Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure

AMBIVALENTLY YOURS — Be a rebel, and stop hating yourself. “Where...

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Harriet Tubman

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Greta Garbo

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Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

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Queen Rania Al Abdullah

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Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971): It was in the 1920s, that Coco Chanel left a lasting mark on Women's fashion and design. Up until the First World War, women's clothing had been quite restrictive and tended to involve full length skirts which were impractical for many activities. Coco Chanel helped create women's clothing that was simpler and more practical. She also introduced trousers and suits for women - something which had not been done before.

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"The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights." -Shirin Ebadi..Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Former judge, professor and human rights activist.

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Josette Sheeran became the 11th Executive Director of WFP in April 2007

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the late Wangari Maathai - Kenya's Nobel Laureate, First African women to win the Nobel Peace Prize (2004) - for promoting conversation, women's rights and transparent government.

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