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At the age of seven, Kakenya Ntaiya made a bargain with her father: she would undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) if he agreed to let her finish her education.
RP reader Ananya Shah kills it at National History Day
Inspired by the RP post on Ida B. Wells, National History Fair winner Ananya Shah did an amazing performance of Wells' trip to England.
First US Olympian to compete wearing a hijab
In the 2016 Summer Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad will be the first athlete representing the United States to compete wearing a hijab.
Tanya Smith practices Historical European Martial Arts--like fencing, but instead of a lightweight rapier she uses a three-pound longsword that's almost as tall as she is. To entice more women into the sport she organized a tournament by women, for women, called Fecht Yeah.
New ‘She-Ra’ series designs released!
And I love them.
Seen Not Heard
The students at BAYCAT included RP in their video project of the portrayal of women in the media. Take a look!
After a blizzard, only female senators show up to US Senate
"Something is genuinely different — and something is genuinely fabulous."
Using RP as an Academic Source
Could you use Rejected Princesses as an academic source? Well, you could... but you shouldn't.
A response to Mike Pence's claim that 'Mulan' is liberal propaganda
The US Republican nominee for Vice President said some clearly incorrect things. Herein, I provide evidence as to why he's wrong.
Tossed off the expectations of Victorian society to become an expert mountaineer and archaeologist, traveled the Middle East by herself…
This Mongol stood up to the most fearsome man in the world and in so doing, prevented a genocide.
When the true king of the Scots came to reclaim the throne, this spirited woman went up against her husband to back her chosen sovereign.
This revolutionary heroine of South America kept a pet bear, a disembodied moustache, and a lifestyle that defied every convention possible.
Fannie Lou Hamer
This uneducated, impoverished activist suffered unbelievable abuse in her journey to be able to vote -- but that did not stop her.
This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.
When terrorists hijacked her plane, she gave her life to save it, becoming the youngest recipient of India's highest honor.
When a firebreathing shapeshifting hippo menaced her people, this shaman faced it down in a magic battle - and then hurled it into space.
The lone survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition, this Inuit woman persevered for two years on a remote arctic island in order to get money to treat her ill son.