Kazakh filmmakers are making a trilogy of documentaries about the Scythian/Saka warrior women of the ancient world, out in 2017!
“Someone once said, ‘A lady cannot drive, she is weak’. Well, it’s not like I have to carry the truck on my head.”
Refinery29’s piece on the RP book reveals the illustrations for several of the book-only entries, including by far the most elaborate one of all.
In the Korogocho slum in Nairobi, a group of older women have organized a weekly self-defense class so they can fight off rapists.
Legendre worked for the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the CIA, during World War II. When she was captured by the Nazis, she managed to trick her captors and keep her knowledge secret.
There’s plenty of notes and side stories that didn’t make the book. Lucky for you, there’s the website.