“A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done, no matter how brave its warriors or strong its weapons.” --Cheyenne proverb

“A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done, no matter how brave its warriors or strong its weapons.” --Cheyenne proverb

An everyday, working woman of the 1940s headed off to her war effort job in practical, but timelessly lovely style. #vintage #1940s #forties #women  #wareffort

An everyday, working woman of the 1940s headed off to her war effort job in practical, but timelessly lovely style. #vintage #1940s #forties #women #wareffort

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD. Killed herself after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.  #herstory #women's #history

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD. Killed herself after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI. #herstory #women's #history

U.K. The Woman's Press, Charing Cross Road,  1912. The self-funding propoganda division of the Womens Social and Political Union. Sold items advertising 'Votes for Women'

U.K. The Woman's Press, Charing Cross Road, 1912. The self-funding propoganda division of the Womens Social and Political Union. Sold items advertising 'Votes for Women'

Meet Hawa Abdi. A woman who has never raised her fist in anger against another human being, but also one who could perform three C-sections on dirt-poor women, wash her hands, then go straight outside, stare down an army of gun-toting hardcore fanatical Somali militiamen, and with four words send them running for their lives on a light-speed rainbow of shame and self-loathing without even blinking. A woman once appropriately described once as “one part Mother Teresa, one part Rambo.”

Meet Hawa Abdi. A woman who has never raised her fist in anger against another human being, but also one who could perform three C-sections on dirt-poor women, wash her hands, then go straight outside, stare down an army of gun-toting hardcore fanatical Somali militiamen, and with four words send them running for their lives on a light-speed rainbow of shame and self-loathing without even blinking. A woman once appropriately described once as “one part Mother Teresa, one part Rambo.”

Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across America, said, “Good driving has nothing to do with sex. It’s all above the collar.” | Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across America, said, “Good driving has nothing to do with sex. It’s all above the collar.” | Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Warrior Woman Tah-das-te (Dahteste) // The Apache is a nation of Natives who teach their boys and girls the same skills, leaving the choice of lifestyle to follow an individual decision. Girls who choose the warriors’ path are not ridiculed; neither are boys who choose a gentler life – they receive equal praise if they excel in their chosen path.

Warrior Woman Tah-das-te (Dahteste) // The Apache is a nation of Natives who teach their boys and girls the same skills, leaving the choice of lifestyle to follow an individual decision. Girls who choose the warriors’ path are not ridiculed; neither are boys who choose a gentler life – they receive equal praise if they excel in their chosen path.

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