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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. || One of my role models.

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. || One of my role models.

This brings up some good points but it's slightly incorrect. Women aren't considered brave for randomly hitting a man but men are considered weak of they're hit by a woman. That skewed thinking is why female on male domestic abuse isn't taken seriously like it should be.

Gender Equality Is Not Very Equal

This brings up some good points but it's slightly incorrect. Women aren't considered brave for randomly hitting a man but men are considered weak of they're hit by a woman. That skewed thinking is why female on male domestic abuse isn't taken seriously like it should be.

"The sexiest people are thinkers. Nobody’s interested in somebody who’s just vain with a hole in their head, talking about the latest thing — there is no latest thing. It’s all rubbish.” Vivienne Westwood

"The sexiest people are thinkers. Nobody’s interested in somebody who’s just vain with a hole in their head, talking about the latest thing — there is no latest thing. It’s all rubbish.” Vivienne Westwood

Women in math and science

Hypatia of Alexandria mathematician Platonist school Neoplatonism and (surprise, surprise) murdered by a Christian mob. "A female genius? Oh, we can't have dangerous lunatics like that, going about enlightening people!

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

Annie Oakley. There is still the myth and sexism today about women and their shooting skills. Women are just as good as men at everything . You should know that by now .

I wouldnt want to make an enemy of her

Annie Oakley. There is still the myth and sexism today about women and their shooting skills. Women are just as good as men at everything . You should know that by now .

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