Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.
Part of a WW2 unit that untangled a logistics nightmare, she lived to a hundred and helped run a chapter of the NAACP.
In the 60s, an Italian woman was abducted and raped - and then pressured to marry her rapist. She instead took him to court and got him tossed into jail.
Uzbeki women are putting on a stage retelling of the tale "Forty Girls" about a teen girl who rejects marriage in favor of hanging out with 40 horsewomen on an island.
She organized the Club From Nowhere - a collection of chefs who helped the effort in anonymity, to avoid reprisals in their personal and professional lives.
A Twitter thread hellbent on identifying the only woman at a 1971 whale biology conference took a couple (great) turns.