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Inspirational Non-Hollywood Female Role Models

5. Joan of Arc

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Joan of Arc was a warrior that played a huge role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years’ War and was later declared a Saint. She was convicted of heresy by the English and was burned alive.

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6. Malala Yousafzai

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Malala is 20-yeal-old woman who began fighting about girls’ education in Pakistan, where the Taliban have banned girls from going to school. She is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate.

7. Diana, Princess of Wales

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Diana was not just a rich Royal. She was a woman heavily involved in charily, collecting funds for those who suffered from HIV/AIDS, cancer and mental illness. Her revolutionary attitude was what made the Royal family feel uncomfortable.

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8. Mother Teresa

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She founded the Missionaries of Charity, which had 4,500 sisters working on finding homes for people who were dying of leprosy, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. She received the Nobel Peace Prize and was declared a Saint in 2016.

The examples of great women that we have today outside of Hollywood are not a few, but they just don’t get the attention they should. No one gives their attention to women fighting for women’s rights and as it seems not even women care about finding out about their role models.

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