Today is Women's Equality Day. Celebrated on August 26th in the US, it commemorates the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting women the right to vote. It was certified in 1920, despite being introduced many years earlier in 1878, and since 1972, ever president has published a proclamation for Women's Equality Day.
This is a list of strong women who did their part, both big and small, to make the world a better place. Do you have any photos of unsung female heroes, or someone that we missed? Post them below with a description, or vote on your favorite!