Google Doodle celebrates Italian women's rights activist Giovanna Boccalini Barcellona's 122nd birthday

Sep 24, 2023 545

Today's Google Doodle commemorates Giovanna Boccalini Barcellona, an Italian educator and advocate for women's rights during the early 20th century, on her 122nd birthday. As per the description, she was instrumental in promoting women's emancipation and gender equality.

Additionally, Boccalini Barcellona played a pivotal role in founding Italy's inaugural women's football team, marking a groundbreaking accomplishment in a predominantly male-dominated sport. “Boccalini Barcellona was born in Lodi on this day in 1901. She studied education at the Scuola Normale Femminile and went on to become a primary school teacher." the description read.

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SOURCE: https://www.livemint.com

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