Five Ways Women Are Changing History
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Five Ways Women Are Changing History

Women Have Voices and It's Being Heard

Five Ways Women Are Changing History

Each one of us has been nurtured by a female, at least for the first nine months. Therefore, we should celebrate the women, past, present, and future, who have made and are making a difference challenge the persistence of gender inequality. Here's to the women who will be remembered as progressive:

1. The Free the Nipple Campaign

Feminism should not need to go through waves, but this campaign has signaled that we are in a new wave. The "Free the Nipple" Campaign advocates for women's rights and equality by encouraging the idea both females and males have the same right to be able to show their nipples publicly. A female's body should not be censored.

2. $10 Bill Woman

To the woman who will be the first woman on U.S. Currency, hats off to you.

3. Women Representatives

There are now 104 women representatives in the U.S. Congress, which has increased from 81 in 2005. It's not fifty percent yet, but it's getting closer to an equal representation, so women can have their voices heard, as well.

4. Hilary Clinton

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Hilary Clinton is running for the democratic party nomination. Women are making great strides in politics and Hilary has proven to be a great voice for not only women, but as a representation for the Democratic Party, as well. Second time's a charm, right?

5. USA Women's Soccer Team

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Congratulations to the U.S. Women's Soccer team for winning the FIFA World Cup. This huge win is another great example how team sports is not just for men. Women can work together towards a common goal to triumph too.

And let's not forget to celebrate Women's Equality Day this year on August 26th, but on every day too!

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