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IN History & Culture ON 17 Aug, 2014
Time and again, women have rebelled to force change in how society treats and perceives them by challenging the status quo, often putting their own lives at risk. Indeed, they have changed and continue to alter the course of history with courage and resolve.
These inspiring photographs of the early pioneers and trailblazers of gender equality offer a glimpse of their triumphs and struggles.
She broke the stereotype of only male running in Marathon. One of the most powerful photos of that time which shook everyone.
Angelina Jolie took to humanitarian issues by joining United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) in 2001. Since then she has traveled to Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Cambodia, Pakistan, Thailand, Ecuador, Kosovo, Kenya, Namibia, Sri Lanka, North Caucasus, Jordan, Egypt, New Delhi, Costa Rica, Chad, Syria, and Iraq to name a few. Now, she is the goodwill ambassador for UNHCR. According to 2006, Angelina and Brad Pitt have donated $8 billion to charity. In May 2014, Angelina donated $ 50,000 donation to Red Cross flood relief efforts in Bosnia. She also raised awareness for breast cancer. Feel free to share.
A welder at a boat-and-sub-building yard adjusts her goggles before resuming work, October, 1943. By 1945, women comprised well over a third of the civilian labor force (in 1940, it was closer to a quarter) and millions of those jobs were filled in factories: building bombers, manufacturing munitions, welding, drilling and riveting for the war effort.
Samurais are known warriors and military leaders in Japan.
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