Awesome! May be a good time to refresh yourself with the RP entry on her: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/amanirenas
African Warrior Queen Amanirenas to get her own movie
Once again, someone covered on RP is getting their turn in the sun - this time, it's Amanirenas!
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
The 'Handsome Girls' Who Are Making China's Biggest Boy Band
"People have been really curious... I guess they’re not really used to seeing a totally androgynous girl band.”
Afghan Women Launch New TV Station For Women
"There has been a lot of talk about women's rights and media rights... But we've never seen anything special for women and that's why we've done this."
Sex Workers Replacing Cops in Sandinista-Run Nicaragua
“We are capable women, we defend our rights, and we are also contributing to justice in our country."
Meet the Ethiopian Superheroes Fighting for Girls' Rights
The Tibeb Girls are Ethiopia's answer to the Powerpuff Girls, fighting Africa's greatest social issues.
This Girls' Soccer Team Who Played in a Boys League - and Won
“I always try to show that soccer isn’t just for boys, If you’re technically better, you can compensate for being perhaps physically weaker.”
The Cursed Girl
This is an utterly stunning piece of work. Set aside 10-15 minutes and enjoy one of the most cinematic experiences I've found in some time.
No one asked her to prom, so she took her Harvard acceptance letter
"I took a date that was pretty low maintenance, so I didn't have to pay for his dinner."
The Woman who Defended a Castle for Three Years
With a scant handful of helpers, this woman held off hundreds of attackers for THREE YEARS.
This "untouchable" woman ended decades of abuse by starting a bandit gang and avenging the lower castes. After some time in prison, she got out, ran for parliament, and won.
When the Japanese invaded the Philippines, this beauty queen traded face powders for explosive ones.
The three men who accepted the Nobel Prize for "the most important scientific discovery of the 20th century" neglected to mention one thing: they owed much of their success to one brash, brilliant, and overlooked female scientist.
Tamar of Georgia
Saint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.
This revolutionary martyred herself to help rid China of the Qing dynasty.