Day: January 31, 2015

Concepción Arenal’s 195th Birthday – Google

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Concepción Arenal’s 195th Birthday

Spanish activist and writer Concepción Arenal once said, “Open schools and prisons will be closed.” A staunch advocate for women’s rights and devoted to helping those marginalized in society, Arenal is remembered in Spain as a pioneer of the feminist movement and for being the first women to attend a university in her homeland.

Read more about Concepción Arenal at Wikipedia.