Badass women alert.
Diary of a Saudi Girl
Radio Diaries sent Majd Abdulghani a recorder, which she used to keep a diary of her life for over two years.
Backstory on the Huk Rebellion
A reader asks for more information about the war in which Kumander Liwayway fought - so they got it!
Taiwan elects its first female president
Congratulations to President Tsai.
The Manhattan Housewives Who Helped Smuggle Allied Soldiers Out of Occupied Paris
“Promise me that you will never think of me sadly. I am not sad. I did what I had to do. I knew the price, and I am willing to pay it. I have given England back one hundred fifty lives for the one she is losing now.”
This 13-year-old is one of the top female rock climbers in the world. And she's got a great sense of humor on top of that.
When her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
When she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Mexico's infamous "weeping ghost" has many incarnations: a jilted widow, a slave princess, a milk addict, a coffee bag, and a pair of panties.
100 years before Lawrence of Arabia, this British woman traveled the Middle East by herself, surviving shipwrecks, plagues, and Bedouin attacks in the process.
One of the greatest pharaohs to ever live, she built up Egypt so much that a generations-long sustained effort to erase her from history couldn't do the trick.