What Famous Women in History Were Achieving When You Were Born

Girl power.

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Women across the globe have been fighting for equal rights for themselves and for others since the beginning of time. Yes, we're still often faced with blatant discrimination on the basis of sex, but real progress has been made. For inspiration that'll drive you to make your own mark on the world, find inspiration in the women, ahead, who have shifted our culture in meaningful ways.