Female Fighters
Updated: 5/18/2020
Female Fighters

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  • I'm Margaret Thatcher! I was born on October 13, 1925 and was the first female Prime Minister of England. I was nicknamed the "Iron Lady" for my leadership style and was the longest-serving Prime Minister. I transformed the education system, reduced trade unions and increased privatization in Britain,
  • I'm Golda Meir! I was the fourth Prime Minister of Israel and first woman to do so. I was born on May 3, 1898 and I helped establish the country of Israel . I worked to create peace with Arab states, but was stopped by the Yom Kippur War.
  • I'm Indira Gandhi! I was the first and only female Prime Minister of India. I implemented family-only rule in my political party and amended India's constitution to give myself more power. I was authoritarian and did irreversible harm to India's democracy.
  • I'm Mother Teresa! I was a Catholic nun, saint, and missionary. I devoted my life to serving exiles, homeless people, and the poor.  I founded the Ministers of Charity, a group dedicated to serving those in need. I was honored in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta and won a Nobel Prize for my efforts.
  • We are the Madres de la Plaza de Mayo. We were a movement of mothers who pressed for answers from the government about our sons who "disappeared" during the dirty war in 1977 in Argentina. We were all awarded prizes and awards for our efforts and activism and brought the situation to the global stage. 
  • I am Angela Merkel. I am the first female and current Chancellor of Germany and have been serving for 15 years. I have played crucial roles in global issues such as the migrant crisis and Treaty of Lisbon. I have been named Time's Person of the Year and have received many national and international awards for my achievements in office.