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CROSSING THE BARRIERS EMILY STOWE Since the beginning of time women have been trying to define their place in society demanding equality and justice Through legal and political battles various womens movements marches and protests this great task has been nearly accomplished In the latter part of the 18th century women were generally classified as delicate unintelligent creatures If the necessity arose for a women to be employed they were classified a lower poorer part of the population Women had great struggle in gaining the education to obtain equal opportunities as the male population Many fields of employment were strictly off limits for women One such was Medicine and the practice of For a woman to try and bridge the vast social and educational barriers that would arise on the attempt of applying for Medical school was atrocious There was although one woman who conquered these barriers and pioneered the struggle for womens equality as Canadas first female physician Emily Stowe is a true Canadian heroine She received a good education and was trained to be a teacher a profession at which she was very successful Despite her many achievements which were more than any nineteenth-century women could ever hope for Emily wanted more Emily Howard Jennings was born on May 1 1831 in Norwich Ontario Emily was a incredibly intelligent young girl At the early age of 15 she obtained a position teaching school children In 1853 when she was 22 Emily took a six month course to become a qualified teacher and graduated in May 1854 Soon afterwards Emily achieved one of her many great accomplishments by becoming the first woman principal in Canada In 1856 Emily was married to John Stowe and left the teaching profession to become a homemaker Through the years of 1857- 1863 Emily and John had 3 children together Soon after the birth of their third child John became deathly ill
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