Neda Soltani: mistaken for a dead icon

Today, "I was mistaken for a dead icon". Neda Soltani's life was turned upside down when the international media used her photo instead of that of a student, called Neda Agha-Soltan, who was shot dead during a demonstration in Tehran in 2009.

Also, the Venetian gondolier who has taken to rowing much further afield than the Grand Canal, paddling down some of the great rivers of the world.

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Tue 2 Oct 2012 01:32 GMT

Fifty Women Who Made It Happen

Malala Yousafzai, Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Commemorate International Women's Day 2015 with stories from across the world

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