Tongan women boxing. The first picture is an illustration from the 1800s book Océanie ou cinquième partie du monde, by Grégoire L. Domeny de Rienzi. The second was apparently just a random for-fun boxing match that a traveling photo editor, Andy Isaacson, stumbled upon in 2012. Apparently good traditions never die. :)
If Disney Princesses had moms
CollegeHumor has artist Amy Kim illustrate what Disney Princesses' stories would be like if their mothers were around.
“They used to say drumming wasn’t for women because the instrument was heavy... But we’re warrior women, and yes, we can play."
The publisher of America's first newspaper by and for women - and someone sadly overshadowed by her more-famous contemporaries.
Hanan Al Hroub
On March 13 Al Hroub won the second Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for her work with children that have been exposed to violence.
Trilogy of Films on Ancient Women Warrior Tribes Announced
Kazakh filmmakers are making a trilogy of documentaries about the Scythian/Saka warrior women of the ancient world, out in 2017!
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
Mythological Irish princess who was turned into a worm, butterfly, and a pool of water; who induced the strangest pregnancy since Jesus; and who may hold the key to understanding Ireland's history.
When the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
Abandoned and imprisoned, this real-life Amazon took back the life she had stolen away.
Indigenous lawmaker who united warring tribes under a unified code of laws that she made herself.