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The History of Veganism: From Early Advocates to a Global Movement

  "Every time we look back at the Vegan Society's history, we can be reminded of the power of compassion and persistence. Our journey from a small group of pioneers to a global movement has been a testament to the fact that one person's voice can spark a revolution of kindness." The Vegan Project Global The history of veganism is a fascinating journey that spans over a century. It all started with the efforts of a few individuals who sought to promote a compassionate, sustainable, and healthy lifestyle. In this blog post, we will explore the origins of veganism, the establishment of the Vegan Society, and the evolution of the vegan movement over time. The Origins of Veganism The term "vegan" was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson , one of the founding members of the Vegan Society. However, the roots of veganism can be traced back to the 1800s when some individuals began advocating for a vegetarian diet that excluded dairy products and eggs. One of the earliest