Inspirational women changing their world and yours
Singer Angelique Kidjo on how her music and activism feed into each other.
The Sicilian who has made her mobile phone a hotline for refugees in the Mediterranean.
Jessica Cox was born without arms - but that has not stopped her learning to fly a plane
Cathy Groenendijk found high numbers of unaccompanied girls on the streets of South Sudan
With her party now in power in Myanmar, what does the future hold?
When Ana Carolina Caceres was born, her parents were told she would never walk or talk.
Zhala Samast, the youngest member of Afghanistan's women's national cycling team
The aboriginal runner who lit the Olympic cauldron and went on to win the 400m event
Swati Bedekar helps women in Gujarat earn a living by making and selling cheap pads
In March 1921, Marie Stopes opened Britain's first birth control clinic in London
In 1994 Pakistan opened the country's first all-female police station
Is Tunisia's example of inclusive politics a realistic model for other countries?
An exclusive interview with the Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
The story of one of the best woman cyclists of all time and a record that still stands.
After more than 3 decades at the top, Sylvie Guillem is retiring from ballet.
Should female genital mutilation have a place in the 21st Century?
Behnaz Shafiei is one of the only female motorcross riders in Iran
Tabassum Adnan is bringing justice to the Swat Valley
Soyeon Yi made history when she went into space, and even survived a crash landing.
Music teacher Francesco Lotoro resurrects the music of Holocaust victims
Cristina Starr helped set up a radio station for communities in the north of El Salvador
Dr Jane Goodall communicating with a young chimp.
A cognitive neuroscientist unlocks the mysteries of the teenage brain