Collection: Revolutionaries >
Ilona ZrinyiWhen her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
Trinidad TecsonTurned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
The Mirabal SistersWhen a cruel dictator ruined this Dominican Republic family, these sisters gave their lives to end his.
Collection: Goddesses >
ÉtaínMythological 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.
NafanuaWhen an oppressive regime threatened her home, this Samoan war goddess took matters into her own hands.
Corn MaidenThis mythical Native American woman saved her loved ones from starvation with delicious magical leprosy - a fact that led to, shall we say, complications.
Collection: Survivors >