Influential Women 2
Updated: 5/18/2020
Influential Women 2

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  • Mother Teresa was born in North Macedonia, but primarily worked in India. During her time in India, she helped to establish numerous centres and programs targeted to care for the disabled, elderly, and blind. She helped organize schools and hospices along with many other ways to reach out to the community. Her efforts were well recognized and appreciated throughout the world, even earning her the Nobel Peace Prize and many others. She devoted her entire life to service and caring for others. Her legacy will always live as she has left huge social impact on the world. Because of her efforts, care for the sick has improved immensely through further development hospices and a more compassionate view of the sick in general.
  • Mother Teresa
  • Madres de la Plaza de Mayo was a women's march against humanitarian violations by the Argentinian government. Mothers throughout Argentina protested in front of the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, despite laws against mass assembly. They were protesting for their children who were taken away under the military dictatorship. Although it took many years, the mothers were finally successful in 2006 when they announced it would be their final protest. Their impact lives on as a reminder of how powerful women can be and the dangers of a dictatorship. Their efforts lead to the removal of both the Full Stop Law and Law of Due Obedience.
  • Madres de la Plaza de Mayo
  • Malala Yousafzai is and activist for women's right to education. She was born in Pakistan, but after being shot by the Taliban for wanting to go to school, Malala moved to the UK to continue her education. After her traumatic experience, Malala has dedicated her life towards promoting more rights for women, especially education. Although she now lives in the UK, Malala has traveled all across the world to speak about her cause. She has also written several books that have inspired young girls everywhere. Her career has only begun, but the inspiration and voice she has brought towards women's educational equality has brought major significance today.