It seems relevant to mention that posting about something does not mean one endorses it (although it may indicate morbid curiosity).
You may have seen a viral video of a young Kyrgyz woman lip syncing to Stayin' Alive, but you may not have realized (I didn't) that it was a savvy protest against Kyrgyz marriage practices.
"In the field there were times when I almost forgot that I was pregnant, I was just doing my thing.”
Mandukhai Khatun went into battle pregnant, pausing only to give birth to twins (as the legend goes). Regardless, she was no joke.
Packs of female librarians once roamed the hills of Kentucky, dispensing books to those whom they encountered.
“I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong.”
One of the oldest living people in 2015 was a woman who'd fought in the Mexican Revolution - not unlike Petra Herrera, earlier covered here.