Chavela Vargas (April 17, 1919 – August 5, 2012) defied gender stereotypes to become one of the most legendary singers in Mexico. She rose to fame flouting the Roman Catholic country's preconceptions of what it meant to be a female singer: singing lusty "ranchera" songs while wearing men's clothes, carrying a pistol, drinking heavily & smoking cigars. She refused to change the pronouns in love songs about women. Many of her versions of passionate Mexican folk songs are considered definitive.
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.
Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.
Rosella Bjornson (b. 1947 Lethbridge, Alberta) At 17 she completed her Private Pilot's License in just 2 months! In 1973 she was hired as a First Officer with Transair. She was the first woman to be hired by a commercial air line in Canada and first female member of the Canadian Air Line Pilots Association. In 1990 she became the first woman to be promoted to Captain with a major Canadian air carrier. She is a member of the Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (born October 1884 – November was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to During her time at the United Nations she chaired the committee that drafted and approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Lydia Cacho Ribeiro is a Mexican journalist, feminist, and human rights activist. Described by Amnesty International as "perhaps Mexico’s most famous investigative journalist and women’s rights advocate", Cacho's reporting focuses on violence against and sexual abuse of women and children.
Christine and Lea Papin were the famous french maids who murdered their employers wife and daughter in Le Mans, in beat the 2 women to death with a hammer and pewter pot, but also gouged out their eyes with a kitchen knife and their fingers.
Rita Chaikin - Today, through her efforts as the Anti-Trafficking Project Coordinator for Isha L'Isha - Haifa Feminist Center, Rita is helping wipe out trafficking in her country and around the world. Her pioneering programs have helped government and law officials, and non-governmental organizations, better collaborate in identifying, assisting and protecting victims, prosecuting traffickers and educating the public.