Elizabeth Garrett Anderson y Sophia Jex-Blake: Las médicas testarudas

  1. Paloma Celada 1
  2. Almudena Lóizaga 2
  1. 1 Departamento de Nutrición. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud. Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio. Villanueva de la Cañada. Madrid. España.
  2. 2 Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica del Hospital Niño Jesús. Madrid. España.
Journal of Negative and No Positive Results

ISSN: 2529-850X

Year of publication: 2021

Volume: 6

Issue: 3

Pages: 608-616

Type: Article

DOI: 10.19230/JONNPR.4185 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Throughout History, many women have wanted to train in different subjects, but the mentality and social conventions of their respective times prevented it. However, some did not conform and decided to fight to get it. Despite the many obstacles they encountered, they achieved their objectives by showing commendable tenacity and courage. In this article we wanted to pay tribute to these brave women by emphasizing the work done by two of them, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Sophia Jex-Blake, who applied themselves with fervor to achieve their dream: to study medicine.