Regina van Vuuren

Regina van Vuuren

Regina van Vuuren
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The first registered professional Black nurse in South Africa, early activist in the struggle for women’s rights and protestor in the first anti-women’s pass campaign in 1912. - See more at: http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/cecilia-makiwane#sthash.82Qfkh5L.dpuf

The first registered professional Black nurse in South Africa, early activist in the struggle for women’s rights and protestor in the first anti-women’s pass campaign in 1912. - See more at: http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/cecilia-makiwane#sthash.82Qfkh5L.dpuf

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine. - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/08/19th-century-women-medical-school_n_5093603.html

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine. - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/08/19th-century-women-medical-school_n_5093603.html

Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded 1938. Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance.

Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded 1938. Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance.