“Behind every great man, is a great woman”.
Without the women of the world we wouldn’t be here. They may be our nurturers and caregivers, but when duty calls they stand and fight.
While this list is not all-encompassing (there are countless heroic women both known and unknown), it highlights some of the best. All 14 of these women–or women’s groups–shake up our traditional view of heroism and bravery. The stood up for the rights of others and fended for themselves when we wouldn’t. Their feats are deeply impressive.
Check them out below and be inspired to make a difference like they did!
14 Pictures Of History’s Most Heroic & Revolutionary Women.
1. Sarla Thakral
At 21 years old, she was the first woman in India to get her pilots license in 1936.
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