The Medieval Woman Who Won a Rape Case in Court
In 1292, Isabella Plomet brought a legal complaint against a local physician of raping her - and she won.
#Supersheroes project shows women as superheroes for escaping abusive relationships
The Lithuanian movement Women Speak created a new project for abuse survivors. "Instead of talking about women as victims, we wanted to portray them as #supersheroes. Our movement wanted to empower women who were brave enough to exit violent relationships."
Dr. Mavalvala's work helped confirm a prediction Albert Einstein made 100 years earlier.
Newly Discovered Photo of Young Harriet Tubman
A new photo has been discovered of Harriet Tubman. It belongs in a museum. You can help.
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a woman who defined how she wanted to be remembered, but figuring out what she wanted her legacy to be proves elusive.
This "untouchable" woman ended decades of abuse by starting a bandit gang and avenging the lower castes. After some time in prison, she got out, ran for parliament, and won.
Alice B. Clement
Chicago detective whose crime-busting exploits grew so popular she had her own newspaper series and starred in her own movie.
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.
Champion weightlifter, suffragette, mom - this "Lady Hercules" did it all.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.