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Maria Mitchell

For women there are, undoubtedly, great difficulties in the path, but so much the more to overcome. No woman should say, ‘I am but a woman!’ But a woman! What more can you ask to be?

The astronomer and women’s rights activist Maria Mitchell undoubtedly knew (also) from her own experience about the enormous obstacles that were and still are put in the way of active women today, but even more so in the 19th century Weiterlesen