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Masih started to post photos of herself with and without her hijab on Facebook. Soon, others started to send her their own photos.

Iranian Women Are Showing Off Their Hair As An Act Of Protest And It Is A Very Big Deal

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Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”, an undercover secret agent for the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Occupied France during World War Two. After completing two special missions, she was captured by the Germans and executed in 1945.

Violette Szabo - “The Bravest of Us All”

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Dorothy Hodgkin worked out the structure of penicillin, insulin and vitamin B12. But when, after 31 years of work, she won the Nobel Prize for science in 1964 the Daily Mail chose to run the story under the headline "Oxford housewife wins Nobel"

100 years of scientific breakthroughs - by women

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In 1962 along with Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta co-founded what would become the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). She successfully lobbied for the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, the first law of its kind in the United States which grants farm workers the right to collectively organize and bargain for better wages and working conditions. As an advocate for farm worker rights Dolores has been arrested twenty-two times for non-violent peaceful union activities.

Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870. Dr. Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy. After graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome. While there she formulated her philosophies, principles, and methods for the education of very young children. She achieved startling results. The children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children. Working with poor children in Rome's slums, she showed every child can learn.

Maria Montessori, Champion for PeaceVibrant Wanderings

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Photographer Catherine Leroy - During the Vietnam War, she shot some of the most brutal photographs to come out of the country. Wounded by shrapnel while covering a US Marine unit in the DMZ, she was taken prisoner during the Tet Offensive by the North Vietnamese Army (NVA), and during her imprisonment, talked the NVA into being photographed. She left the war with post-traumatic stress but kept covering war zones from Northern Ireland, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and more. She died in 2006

Once Upon A Time In War

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Dr Rosalind Franklin. Scientist. Took the photograph that led to the discovery of the DNA double helix. But all recognition went to male colleagues Watson and Crick. When she graduated from Cambridge women weren't recognised as having achieved a BA or MA.

MediWorld rkr: Rosalind franklin !!!

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Rashida jones on women wearing flats being turned away from the Cannes red carpet (and other replies) | via Upworthy #sexism

The Nightly Show on Instagram: “@rashidajones on women wearing flats being turned away from the Cannes red carpet. #NightlyShow”

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Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) - Suffragette, founder of the League of Women Voters.

Happy Women's History Month

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Well said by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, TedxEuston #quotes #feminism Let us not shame each other, but lift each other up.

15 Ridiculously Objective Headlines Of Women Rewritten By Readers…

Proceeds to Planned Parenthood. Love it.

.Yes, ladies, please do run out and purchase this book anon. We must please our men! ö.Ö

Let your light SHINE! Gloria Steinem

Emmylou Harris. "The Most Flattering Haircut on Everyone," About.com - Beauty (beauty.about.com/...).

Photos of Gorgeous Gray Hairstyles

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Amazing

Sweden's petition for woman's suffrage

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Store mannequins in Sweden. They look like real women. The US should invest in some of these

strudel-cutie: Left: Store mannequins in H&M,...

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Jenny Lewis

See All the Looks From the 2015 Grammy Awards

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Haim in Chloe and Stella McCartney

See All the Celebrities at the 2015 Grammy Awards

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love me some stevie

Stevie Nicks: Vintage Inspiration / Blog / Need Supply Co.

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Yoga with Stevie Nicks. {Playlist} ~ Tiffanie DeBartolo

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Suffragists distributing hand bills in January 1913 that advertise the suffrage parade that would take place on March 3, 1913.

Women Get Asked Stupid, Sexist Questions on the Red Carpet