10 of the Most Powerful Women in History

Malala Yousafzai
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Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani student who advocates for the right of Muslim women to education. Malala became known after writing an essay to the BBC on discrimination against women and lack of access to education in 2009, and a year later, the New York Times made a documentary on the subject, starring Malala. In 2014, the young woman received the Nobel Peace Prize.

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3 thoughts on “10 of the Most Powerful Women in History”

  1. On the basis of Lincoln calling her “the little lady who started the big war” and because “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was a worldwide bestseller that sold more copies world wide in English and in translations, I would also include Harriet Beecher Stowe. And because Hanna Arendt included her in her book “Men in Dark Times,” I would also include Rosa Luxemberg. And what about Florence Nightingale and Margaret Sanger?

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