Who better to kick off the new series than with Huda Sha-arawi, a feminist activist who played key roles in the 1919 Egyptian Revolution as well as more generally in the fight for female emancipation.
Looking forward to Summer and the lovely swimming costumes you're going to wear? Well you can thank Annette Kellermann for that, Australia's 'Million Dollar Mermaid'.
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY! What better way to celebrate the day than to talk about the incredible socialist women who created it?
In honour of the Oscars, Bea takes on task of uncovering the buried story of Fatma Begum, the first ever female director in the history of Indian cinema.
We're taking to the high seas once again, in the 'Golden Age of Piracy', to discuss Anne Bonny, one of the few female pirates. She had a fiery temper from an early age (often literally...), and throughout her life wouldn't take no for an answer. Take a listen to her fascinating (though often violent) story.