Even in this world that is getting more modern, an old-fashioned way of thinking believing that power and powerful positions are only for men, still exists. Those people who think that way probably never heard about this wonder woman facts. We are not talking about Wonder Woman the movie but wonder women here refer to female heroes who have changed the world with their courage, knowledge, skills, and kind hearth. Here are some of them.
The greatest humanitarian of the twentieth century
Mother Teresa was a humanitarian in her entire life. This tiny woman spent her life helping those who dying or sick. She dedicated herself to serve the poor and live with them. What she saw in every human being was nothing but beauty.
With the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa provided homes all over the world for the homeless, orphan children, the disabled, the AIDS victims, the aged, and other unfortunate people homes.
The People’s Princess
Another humanitarian that is remembered in a lifetime is Princess Diana. Because she really cared about the society, she was called as the people’s princess. She used her fame to spread awareness about many important humanitarian issues. She had worked hard on behalf of charities not only in Britain but all over the world. She used her power, fame, and position to give comfort and home to underprivileged people.
The first democratically elected female president
On the first day of August 1980, a women from Iceland made a history in politics. She was Vigdis Finnbogadottir who won the president election. Being the first democratically elected head of state in the world, she has changed Iceland a lot in many fields. She became the fourth president of Iceland and served the country for sixteen years.
The other interesting fact about her is that she was a single mother when she was leading the country. It is a proof that singles mothers are so tough and powerful as they can perform some different roles at once very well.
The Iron Lady
The Iron Lady is a nickname for Margaret Thatcher, one of the influential female figures in history. She became the longest-serving British prime minister of the twentieth century. The nickname was given by British journalists at that time due to her uncompromising politics and leadership style.
She has made significant contribution to British economic growth. She was the person behind the Britain’s stagnant economy. Since 1990, right after Thatcher resigned from her position as Prime Minister, the economic growth of the Britain has always been higher than other countries in Europe. It led to the position of Britain as a world power.
Helen Keller’s Teacher
You must be familiar with Helen Keller, the first deaf-blind person who successfully attained a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. She was also a famous political activist, author, and lecturer. Do you know who the person behind her success? It was Anne Sullivan. This wonder woman taught Helen Keller to write, speak, and communicate. Anne Sullivan through that what children need to be successful is not just instruction but guidance and sympathy.
The mother of the civil rights movement
Rosa Parks rouse to fame after she refused to give up her seat in a bust to a white man. It happened in Montgomery, Alabama. Because of what she did, she was arrested. She was considered a hero as she took a stand for civil rights bravely when at that time it was dangerous to do that. Her arrest led to bus boycott in Montgomery. The boycott lasts for a year long. Due to her action, she was called as the mother of the civil rights movement.