Throughout history, women have faced many injustices and thank you to these inspiring female fighters who have inspired us with their braveness, braking all the rules and barriers, and so changing the world we know now. Just imagine those young women who dared to show their legs for the first time, or to perform works that at that moment were only destined for men, such as the famous Amelia Earhart.
These girls changed the world!
Kathrine Switzer, First Woman to Enter Boston Marathon
Kathrine Switzer became a hero of the women’s rights movement in 1967 after she officially completed the then all-male race. Having registered under the name KV Switzer, her gender went unnoticed by officials at the start line, but a few miles in she was attacked by an angry official who tried to pull her off the course, creating an enduring image of women’s rights history.
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
Maud Stevens Wagner was a circus performer and the first known female tattoo artist in the United States and in the entire world. As an apprentice of her husband, Wagner learned how to give traditional "hand-poked" tattoos, despite the invention of the tattoo machine, and became a tattooist herself.
Aircraft Mechanic in 1944
This girl was one of the first workers of Lockheed, and although we don't have much information about her, it's known that she was very skilled as mechanic, reason why they hired her to work the rest of the guys.
These brave war nurses
Although nurses have been women throughout history, these American girls were the first brave women to travel to war to help heal and assist on the battlefields.
Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a German-born diarist. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously following the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.