A Blog Celebrating The Women History Forgot

"Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History."
These women misbehaved, but where are they in our history books?
Sheppard began her activism by focusing on the restrictive rules regarding women’s dress (particularly the abolishment of the corset and other confining clothing) and promoted bicycling and other physical activities for women. And she did not end her activism after New Zealand gave women the right to vote, as she fought for women’s suffrage in other countries like England and the United States. Her image is currently on New Zealand’s $10 banknote.
To learn more, visit these pages! (And thank you to mrsbutlertron for suggesting Sheppard to me!)

Sheppard began her activism by focusing on the restrictive rules regarding women’s dress (particularly the abolishment of the corset and other confining clothing) and promoted bicycling and other physical activities for women. And she did not end her activism after New Zealand gave women the right to vote, as she fought for women’s suffrage in other countries like England and the United States. Her image is currently on New Zealand’s $10 banknote.

To learn more, visit these pages! (And thank you to mrsbutlertron for suggesting Sheppard to me!)

(Source: historicalheroines)

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