Women Of Courage Are Always There

Despite gender stereotypes that often associate men with bravery, the courage of women is legendary and a constant leaven in human history and daily life. Meet some of the courage that is always around us.


40 Photos Of Brave Women Who Changed Our History Forever - You have never heard of most of these women, but they were there all the time, making the world around you.
100 Women That Changed The World We Live In Today - There is a small bit of overlap with the list already offered above, but many new faces and stories as well.
African-American Women Who Change the World - Courageous black heroines in the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Indigenous Women Leading the Way Toward the Future - This issue of Cultural Survival magazine profiles several contemporary indigenous women working for justice, human rights, and progress on many fronts. Click through the pages of the magazine and explore these profiles in courage.
Hypatia and the Double-Edged Sword of Women’s Science History - Celebrating the bravest women in the history of science.
Tahirih: Breaking Barriers for the Freedom of All Women - Pegah Nabili tells the story of a remarkable 19th Century Persian woman who broke traditions to declare boldly that the emancipation of women was inevitable.
Women's Nobel Initiative - The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the prestige of five courageous female Nobel Peace Prize laureates—Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, and Leymah Gbowee—to magnify courageous efforts across the globe toward a world of peace, justice, and true security for all.