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An empowering platform for women to share and learn through each other's experiences. Mental health warrior | body positivity | women's advocate .
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New blog is up !  "The Life-Changing Power of Pet Therapy".   www.womanupaustralia.com

New blog is up ! "The Life-Changing Power of Pet Therapy". www.womanupaustralia.com

Lepa Svetozara Radić (1925–1943) was a partisan executed at the age of 17 for shooting at German soldiers during WW2. As her captors tied the noose around her neck, they offered her a way out of the gallows by revealing her comrades and leaders identities. She responded that she was not a traitor to her people and they would reveal themselves when they avenged her death. She was the youngest winner of the Order of the People's Hero of Yugoslavia, awarded in 1951

Seventeen year old Lepa Radic was publicly hanged from the branch of a tree, in Bosanska Krupa in Bosnia in January for shooting at German soldiers. She was offered a chance to avoid death by revealing the name of other partisans and she refused.

Every time someone says we don't need feminism anymore, things like this come to mind. Due to insufficient dowry this young girl's husband lacerated her face with a razor blade. (Gwalior - India, photo by Adrian Fisk)

Every time someone says we don’t need feminism anymore, things like this come to mind. Due to insufficient dowry this young girl’s husband lacerated her face with a razor blade. (Gwalior - India, photo by Adrian Fisk) Still beautiful.

Women are not a product to be sold, so why would makeup be considered false advertising?

Women are not a product to be sold, so why would makeup be considered false advertising?<< I don’t wear makeup just because I don’t like to but if you want to you should be able to - no matter your gender - and not feel negative about it.

Things that don't make you less of a feminist. PS - I'm a happy wife, stay at home mom, and fierce feminist. being devoted to your children doesn't mean you are wasting your talents or betraying the movement! Say it louder for the people in the back'

Anne Frank

Anne Frank Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.

When Marilyn Monroe learned that the Mocambo, a popular Hollywood night club, would not book Ella Fitzgerald because of segregation. Marilyn phoned the manager and told him that she would reserve a front row table every night Ella performed there, knowing that her presence would get a lot of press and publicity for the club. Soon thereafter, Ella became the first African-American to perform at the Mocambo, and as promised, Marilyn was seated right up front to enjoy her favorite singer.

Marilyn Monroe with Ella Fitzgerald at the the Mocambo. A popular Hollywood night club at the time. That would not book Ella because of segregation. Marilyn told the manager that she would reserve a front row table every night Ella performed there.