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cartermagazine: “April 2016 Today In History ‘Clara “Mother” Hale, humanitarian who founded the Hale House, a sanctuary for drug-addicted and HIV/AIDS-infected babies in Harlem, NY, was born in.

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Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS May 1910 – 29 July was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

100 years of scientific breakthroughs - by women

The Medical Research Council has produced a book celebrating great scientific achievements made by women in the past 100 years

PEOPLE ¥ Benazir Bhutto (born assassinated as an Oxford University student in She served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms.

Benazir Bhutto: The Opposition leader 'martyred fighting for democracy'

Benazir Bhutto lived every day in the knowledge of the extremist violence targetting her and which ultimately ended her life today. Born in Karachi in June 1953, she endured the hanging of her father in 1979, periods of exile, two spells as Prime Minister, arrests and constant threats

SISTER ACT: Mary Alfred Moes - Catholic nun who started Mayo Clinic. Mother Alfred Moes approached W. Mayo about establishing a hospital in Rochester if he agreed to staff the hospital.

Mary Alfred Moes - Catholic nun who started Mayo Clinic. ~Repinned Via Ray C.

Lois Gibbs and daughter during the early days of organising the Love Canal protests.

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Virologist Françoise Barré-Sinoussi after education and training returned to the Pasteur Institute to study the role of retroviruses in cancer. In 1982 she identified HIV as the cause of AIDS, for which she was awarded a Nobel Prize.

100 years of scientific breakthroughs - by women

The Medical Research Council has produced a book celebrating great scientific achievements made by women in the past 100 years

Nellie Tayloe Ross first female governor in the US. She is among many Wyoming females who paved the way for women's rights today. Cheyenne is famous for a lot of firsts, but the ladies in our history are our favorite.

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Visit Cheyenne develops, promotes, and protects the Cheyenne area travel industry, thereby creating memorable experiences for visitors and economic impact for Laramie County.

‘Before forensics, DNA, and CSI we had dollhouses – an unimaginable collection of miniature crime scenes, known as the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death. Created in the and by a crime-fighting millionaire heiress grandmother Frances Glessner.

Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body: Galleries: Biographies: Frances Glessner Lee (1878–1962)

In when Pearl Kendrick was a three-year-old growing up in Wheaton, Illinois, she was struck with a case of whooping cough/pertussis (Bordetella pertussis). Four and one-half decades later, she developed the first effective vaccine against whooping cough.

Kendrick, Pearl

Who saved the most lives in history. We profile lifesaving scientists and their discoveries.

Tomoe Gozen is one of the most famous samurai of all history. She is depicted wearing a red laced suit of armour and carries a Naginata, traditional weapon of all samurai. Female Samurai, Samurai Art, Samurai Warrior, Woman Warrior, Tomoe, Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Japanese Warrior, Japan Woman

Samurai Women 1184–1877 (Warrior)

Samurai Women 1184–1877 (Warrior) [Turnbull, Stephen, Rava, Giuseppe] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Samurai Women 1184–1877 (Warrior)

Marian Wright Edelman b. 1939 Marian Wright Edelman is an American activist for the rights of children. She is president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

Marian Wright Edelman — Children's Defense Fund

Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president emerita of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life. Under her leadership, CDF has become the nation’s strongest voice for children and families. The Children's Defense Fund’s Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy

Mary Robinson, the First Female President of Ireland and human rights activist ♥! I love her focus on the importance of lifting up women in the international development arena. Makes me proud to be Irish :)

Mary Robinson

I pledge to live by the principles of the UN declaration of Human Rights, and through my organisation - Realizing Rights - to work with others to strengthen respect for human rights around the world. Photo inmyname/Nick Fletcher

Josephine Finda Sellu, deputy nurse matron at a government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, where 15 Ebola nurses have died and who thought about quitting. May everyone's god bless her!

Meet Josephine Finda Sellu. As the deputy nurse matron on the Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, she had never stopped toiling away for the sick. She's lost 15 nurses. She has not been infected.

7 September German American anti-Nazi resistance activist Mildred Fish-Harnack was arrested. She was a leading activists in the Red Orchestra: an underground antifascist.

After Hitler’s rise to power, Mildred and Arvid Harnack founded an underground group that helped imperiled Jews, assisted forced laborers, documented and archived Nazi acts of violence, especially in occupied areas in the East, and distributed anti-Hitler pamphlets. They were both caught and executed.