Colorized by translator Olga Shirnina, this is great work – and, thank god, clearly labeled. I cannot count how many times I’ve seen names mismatched to these photos while doing research. Notable among these is former RP Lyudmila Pavlichenko. :)
Colorized Photos of Soviet Female Snipers from WW2
Newly-colorized photos highlight the female Russian snipers of WW2 - including RP fave Lyudmila Pavlichenko!
Sor Juana and Lyudmila Pavlichenko get their turn in the sun!
Proving RP is ahead of its time, two previous entries have just gotten their own TV series and a movie released in America!
RP Theatre: Negotiation Tactics!
In which the RPs teach you how to negotiate!
When her beloved college of history was bombed by the Germans, this woman began a dark path that would see her become history's deadliest female sniper -- and one of Eleanor Roosevelt's best friends.
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.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
After decades of gaslighting and emotional abuse at the hands of her in-laws, this iron-willed woman survived being shot four times point blank, won a separation from her husband, and became one of the most respected business icons in New Orleans.
Matilda of Tuscany
Fiery defender of the pope who made kings kneel before her.
The actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
When the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.