For reasons that are completely hard to fathom, there is a prevailing discrimination between the two genders. Even though both genders are equally important, and both have their own strengths and weaknesses, one believes that they are superior to the other. This illogical attitude has been prevalent for centuries now and has been seen in various cultures around the world. Women have had to struggle their way to equal rights, and there have been many women who have been pioneers in their respective fields. Here is a list of 10 women who were the first of their kind in various areas.
First Women With Prosthetic Legs To Scale Everest
Getting to the top of the highest peak in the world is a feat that only a fraction of humanity can accomplish. Arunima Sinha managed to not just scale the mountain, but did so with a prosthetic leg. She officially became the first ever woman in history to do so.
First Woman To Row Solo From Japan To Alaska
One of the most commonly used gender stereotypes is that women are not as strong as men. This is definitely not true and British adventurer Sarah Outen proved just that. In 2013, she became the first person to accomplish the staggering task of rowing solo from Japan to Alaska. She took 150 days to complete the journey and covered a distance of 3,750 miles.