Equality for All: Eight Foreign Women’s Equality Activists to Know

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  • Egypt: Nawal el-Saadawi
  • New Zealand: Kate Sheppard
  • Liberia: Leymah Gbowee
  • Iran: Shirin Ebadi
  • Puerto Rico: Luisa Capetillo
  • Egypt: Doria Shafik
  • Pakistan: Malala Yousafzai
  • Guinea: Rainatou Sow

Working for Women's Rights

Women’s Equality Day commemorates those who bravely fought for women’s voting rights, leading to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Keep reading to learn about an unconventional group of women who have pioneered women’s equality all over the world. –Patrice Peck

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