Huda Sha-arawi

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.


Annette Kellermann

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'.

Anne Bonny

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.