#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of
the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

Olympe de Gouges

France

Fighting for gender equality during the French Revolution

In 1791, the French activist and feminist, Olympe de Gouges, wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Women as response to the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen from 1789, arguing that the French Revolution failed to recognize gender equality. She paid for this braveness with her life.

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