20 Women Who Made History By Bending Gender Roles

Who says women are only for the kitchen and feeding babies? Women are certainly capable of bending gender roles. Throughout the time, some women had been defying these so called roles and are making history even if their statuses are kind of bleak and mostly, it focuses on household chores and keeping their men happy. Here are 20 of these women who made history by defying the roles allotted to them.

2. Mary Seacole

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Voted the greatest black Briton in 2004, Mary Seacole cared for sick British soldiers during the Crimean War. Though the British Army refused to admit her to the war effort due to being a woman, Seacole went to the battlefront anyways to help the sick and wounded. The soldiers she cared for later raised money for her when she lacked funds.

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