A young girl from Afghanistan escaped being forced into marrying a man when she was 16 years old — by writing a rap song about it. The young rapper is now living and going to school in the US, and she’s still making music about social justice in Afghanistan.
Afghan rapper escaped forced marriage by singing about it
Sonita Alizadeh is a rapper from Afghanistan whose song "Brides for Sale" convinced her parents that she didn't have to marry.
Her parents have tried to sell her into marriage since she was 10. She's fighting against that with song.
RPs in a Fan's Collage for Women's History Month
Reader Cassie wrote in to show off her usage of various Rejected Princesses in a great collage she made for Women's History Month.
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Two Navajo women may have been the first women officially enlisted in the US Army
Amateur historian David C'de Baca recently discovered that two Navajo women were officially enlisted as Army Scouts in 1886.
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The daughter of an aboriginal woman and a white man, her race led her to be kidnapped by the Australian government - only for her to escape and walk across the continent to get home... twice.
After being saved from demonic forces, this legendary Indian princess is then subjected to endless purity tests by her own husband. She eventually puts an end to his questions in a manner that surprised everyone.
History's first computer programmer, who invented algorithms for the first computer - which didn't even exist during her lifetime, so…
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.