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How Nellie McClung faces a sexist dollar double standard in Canada | Metro Winnipeg

Nellie McClung helped women win the right to vote. She is one of the Famous Five who petitioned the British government to have Canadian women declared to be "persons.

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100 minutes of tough questions for the prime minister

No one could say the 10 Canadians chosen to get 10 minutes with the prime minister took their job lightly. And they didn't all walk away satisfied after their interaction with Justin Trudeau.

Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau. Was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984. From his base in Montreal, Trudeau took control of the Liberal Party and became a charismatic leader, inspiring "Trudeaumania". From the late 1960s until the mid-1980s, he dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused passionate reactions. He retired from politics in 1984.

Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau. Was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984. From his base in Montreal, Trudeau took control of the Liberal Party and became a charismatic leader, inspiring "Trudeaumania". From the late 1960s until the mid-1980s, he dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused passionate reactions. He retired from politics in 1984.

Powerful, inspirational leaders and glassbreakers are everything to us, and we want to take this love-filled week to show our praise and respect for the women out there who help us with our mission. #GalentinesDay #GirlCrush

12 Women Who Deserve Our #GirlCrush

Powerful, inspirational leaders and glassbreakers are everything to us, and we want to take this love-filled week to show our praise and respect for the women out there who help us with our mission.

Showgirl Lee Merlin poses in a cotton mushroom cloud swimsuit as she is crowned Miss Atomic Bomb 1957 photograph. Merlin was the last and most famous of the «Miss Atomic Bomb

So the women at our Mend offices in Gulu, Uganda got a surprise visit. Bono, his wife Alli Hewson and the founder of Diesel stopped by this week.

So the women at our Mend offices in Gulu, Uganda got a surprise visit. Bono, his wife Alli Hewson and the founder of Diesel stopped by this week.

File:Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranayaka (1916-2000) (Hon.Sirimavo Bandaranaike with Hon.Lalith Athulathmudali Crop).jpgSirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (d. 17 Nisan 1916 - ö. 10 Ekim 2000) Dünyanın ilk kadın başbakanı[1] olan Sri Lankalı politikacı.1960-65,1970-77 ve 1994-2000 yılları arasında 3 kez başbakanlık yapmıştır.

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranayaka First woman to be elected head of government of a modern world country. She served as Prime Minister of Ceylon and Sri Lanka three times.

“My career has been one of much struggle characterized by the usual persecution which attends everyone who pioneers a new movement or steps out of line with established custom.” - Dr. Emily Stowe

Spotlight: Dr. Emily Stowe

Hon. Joe Clark.....21st Prime Minister of Canada from 1979 to 1980......Youngest Canadian PM....defeated in a motion of no confidence on tax proposals.

Joe clark wrote a book on the issues of stephen harpers foreign policy. He feels strongly about this, saying "Harper's Ottawa has all but abandoned the global arena"

December 10, 1957 – Canadian diplomat Lester B. Pearson receives the Nobel Peace Prize for his peackeeping efforts in the United Nations.

Lester Bowles Pearson April 1897 – 27 December was a Canadian professor, historian, diplomat, and politician, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.

Portrait of aviatrix Amelia Earhart.

Amelia Earhart: Pioneer of the Sky Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first aviatrix (female pilot) to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Hattie McDaniel, Oscar winner for "Gone WIth the Wind," was a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) during WWII.

Hattie McDaniel, Oscar winner for "Gone WIth the Wind and the first African American to win an Academy Award." She was a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) during WWII.

Indira Gandhi    “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave”    The charismatic former prime minister of India for a total of 15 years, Gandhi paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in 1984.

50 women who changed the world

Indira Gandhi “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave” The charismatic former prime minister of India for a total of 15 years, Gandhi paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in

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