Khpalwak has ignored violent threats to play music, now conducting the all-women Zohra orchestra.
Random Related Posts
Abandoned and imprisoned, this real-life Amazon took back the life she had stolen away.
The world's fiercest all-female fighting force, and the incredible legend of how they rescued their deposed queen from slavery in Brazil.
Picked to be an impotent figurehead, this savvy intellectual quickly learned how to play politics and modernized the nation to ward off invasion.
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.
The Night Witches
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany's worst nightmare.
Catalina de Erauso
After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.
Saved the Jewish people by hammering a tent spike through an unsuspecting house guest's head.
When an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.
Recruited widows, orphans, and prostitutes into an all-woman ninja spy group, the largest in Asia at the time.