Women Change the World

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Women change the world
“A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water”, these were the well said words of former US first lady and leading feminist Eleanor Roosevelt.
How many women do our lives comprise of, how many have we thanked.
The daughters, the mothers, the sisters, the fribblings – friends like siblings, the wives, the aunts, the nieces, the grand-some things, the young uns, the teens. The women in our lives. Who love, lose, cry. Laugh, heal, thrive. Nurture. Create. Have we thanked them enough for the great changes they’ve made?
History is evident of the fact that its golden pages wouldn’t be as revolutionary as they are without the women that existed, that strived and persisted on
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Marie Curie was not only a scientific pioneer, but also a social pioneer. Marie Curie: Overachiever, who cooked, cleaned, discovered radium, and raised a Nobel Prize-winning daughter. Her many accomplishments were not only astonishing for her time but have yet to be equaled in our time.
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Some books are timeless, and even though they were written long ago they are still enjoyed by modern readers. Jane Austen was an English novelist whose books, set among the English middle and upper classes, are notable for their wit, social observation and insights into the lives of early 19th century women. She was the author of several enduringly popular English novels, including: Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Mansfield Park. Jane Austen wrote at a time when female writers were very rare, helping pave the way for future writers. She made a change by writing when women were forbidden to do so another pride to the long list of history makers.
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The patron saint of France, Joan of Arc received “heavenly visions” giving her the inspiration to lead the French in revolt against the occupation of the English. An unlikely heroine; at the age of just 17 the diminutive Joan successfully led the French to victory at Orleans. Her later trial and martyrdom on false premises only heightened her mystique.
Joan of Arc achieved a remarkable achievement in her short life of 19 years. In particular she embodied religious devotion with great bravery and humility, her life helped
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