Five women who broke the glass ceiling
In a series of special podcasts marking the centenary of women in the UK gaining the vote, Lyse Doucet interviews five remarkable women who have made a real impact on democracy in their home countries. Their achievements have changed lives in Northern Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Afghanistan, Liberia and across the world.
The former president of Liberia tells Lyse Doucet about cracking the glass ceiling.
Saudi women's rights activist Madeha Al Ajroush talks about 2011 protests.
Politician Shukria Barakzai on life under the Taliban and how it felt when they fell.
How a catchy slogan helped get women's voices to the table in the NI peace talks.
The world's first elected female president on how it felt to win that first election
Inspirational women who changed the democratic process in their countries.
The BBC's Chief International Correspondent on witnessing history in the making.
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Once forgotten, this American author is now widely revered.