People Share Stories Of Women Overlooked In History Despite Making Major Contributions to Society

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We all know that winners write the history pages, and although it might sound controversial – historians often overlook the accomplishments made by women. Women have made major contributions to society and humankind, but some of them tend to be overlooked by historians. In fact, women are only represented in 0.5 percent of recorded history – which is very far from reality.

Redditor Dundermiffinhoe recently asked fellow Redditors to share examples of great women the world probably hasn’t heard of, and Reddit delivered! Check out some of the women that got overlooked in history below, and feel free to make your own addition in the comment section. Let’s give these female heroes the praise they deserve!

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Source: Upworthy