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20+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today [Copy link] 中文

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(boredpanda) Today is Women's Equality Day. Celebrated on August 26th in the US, it commemorates the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting women the right to vote. It was certified in 1920, despite being introduced many years earlier in 1878, and since 1972, ever president has published a proclamation for Women's Equality Day.

This is a list of strong women who did their part, both big and small, to make the world a better place. Do you have any photos of unsung female heroes, or someone that we missed? Post them below with a description, or vote on your favorite!



1. Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist. For her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize.

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2. Margaret Heafield was a director of Software Engineerinng for Nasa's Apollo Space Program (1969)

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3. Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Activist for female education, the youngest-ever Nobel Prize Laureate

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4. One of the Onna-Bugeisha, female samurai warrior of the upper bushi (samurai), class in Feudal Japan (Late 1800's)

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5. A woman hitting a Neo-Nazi with her handbag in Vaxjo, Sweden (13 April, 1985)

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6. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon (1967).  When organizer Kock Semple realised a woman was running he tried to tackle her.

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7. Russia-born Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space aboard the Vostok 6 (1963)

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