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Thursday, 28 July 2016


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                                                             Hillary Clinton

 Hillary Clinton has become the first female nominee of a major US political party.

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                                                           Valentina Tereshkova 

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a retired Russian cosmonaut and politician. She is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.

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                                                          Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

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                                                                Benazir Bhutto

She was the first woman democratically elected as head of a majority Islamic nation. She's mostly called the daughter of the East.
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                                                                   Gertrude Caroline

She was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. In 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.

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                                                                                Emmeline Pankhurst

She was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette .... In her 1914 autobiography My Own Story, Pankhurst recalls visiting a bazaar at a young age to collect money for newly freed slaves in the United States.

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                                                                        Activist Wangari Muta Maathai 

She was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace, including founding the Green Belt movement.

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                                                                              Kathryn Bigelow

Ann Bigelow Is Kathryn An American Director, Producer And Writer. She was the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director, in a typically male-dominated industry.

                                               70 year old Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti on her birthday.png
                                                                            Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti 

She was a teacher, women's right activist and traditional aristocrat. She was the first woman in Nigeria to drive a car, she was also the mother of the popular Afrobeat music genre late Fela Kuti.

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                                                                                  Florence Nightingale

      English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.
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                                                                              Raymonde de Laroche

She was a French pilot and the first woman in the world to receive an aeroplane pilot's licence.

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                                                                                 Margaret Thatcher

She was the first female prime minister. She was also the first prime minister with a science degree.

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                                                                                    Activist Malala Yousafzai

Activist Malala Yousafzai was the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate for human rights advocacy for education and for women.

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