Woman of the Week – September

Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. And let us know if you have ideas for woman that should be included in our campaign.

This week’s #WOTW is Marija Bursać, who was a member of the Partisans during the Second World War in Yugoslavia! Marija was the first woman to ever be proclaimed a People’s Hero of Yugoslavia!

This week’s #WOTW is Ubah Ali, a social activist and feminist from Somaliland who campaigns against FGM and was listed by the BBC as one of the world’s most influential 100 women!

This week’s #WOTW is Elizabeth Anionwu! Elizabeth is a British nurse and the UK’s first sickle-cell specialist!

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