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Women in History I

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USA: Grace Hopper - The inventor of the COBOL computer language - Instrumental to the development of our current digital lifestyle. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

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from BuzzFeed

23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. Read the story and share it with everyone you know!!!! What a fraud..

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The remarkable Captain Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a front-line soldier in WW1

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UK: Mary Seacole (1805-1881) the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

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To be a Prime Minister and a woman, in an Islamic country- is the hardest job ever. Benazir Bhutto successfully played her role as the First Woman Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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from TIME.com

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf was a pioneer of modernist literature whose work shed light on the oppressed position of women in early 20th century social and political hierarchies. In works such as To the Lighthouse, Orlando and her landmark feminist essay A Room of One's Own, Woolf used her pen to explore the artistic, sexual and religious roles that women held at this monumental time in women's history.

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“Without Women, Computing as We Know It Would Not Exist.” But there are those that would have you believe that women aren't smart enough to make decisions regarding our own bodies.

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