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This is a great introduction to the remote matrilineal society of the Mosuo people.
Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.
Feminist Card Games pt. 2: Panko
How did militant English suffragettes finance their activities? With a card game featuring them fighting the cops. No, really.
Japan's new pop idols
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Women To Joust Against Men For First Time In UK History
"the jousts were for the best of the best, and now the best includes women."
Phenomenally talented Tierra Guinn is already a rocket engineer - and working with NASA on what will be one of the biggest rockets in history.
This undefeated warrior princess refused to marry unless her suitor could defeat her in wrestling - if he lost, he owed her 100 horses. In the end, she had 10,000 horses and no husband.
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer entered the Boston Marathon - against the no-women-allowed rules - and changed the event forever.
Hidden Figures trailer
The first trailer for the movie Hidden Figures was released recently.
Let her leprosy go untreated for years to make herself the perfect spy in the Japan-occupied Philippines - soldiers wouldn't touch her, so she could slip right through.
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
Massively educated princess who started all-female gang of itinerant teachers, who would roam the land and educate unsuspecting passersby.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
History's first computer programmer, who invented algorithms for the first computer - which didn't even exist during her lifetime, so…
Destined to be a mere political pawn, this Mongol queen rode into battle while pregnant, united the warring tribes, and was considered to be the second coming of Genghis Khan.
When famine hit Jeju island, where she'd been exiled since birth, this prostitute-turned-businesswoman spent her fortune to feed everyone.
Born in a prison cell, this revolutionary financed and led a large chunk of Greece's navy to victory in their fight for independence.
Overcame polio, poverty, measles, mumps, scarlet fever, racism, whooping cough, and teenage pregnancy to make Olympic history by winning three…
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
Indigenous lawmaker who united warring tribes under a unified code of laws that she made herself.