Personal stories from activists and trailblazers who have fought for change
How women played a major role in Yemen's Arab Spring
How a singer in Tunisia helped inspire young protestors all over the Middle East in 2011
The campaigner who became a role model for radical black activists in the USA.
In 2011 Egyptians took to the streets calling for the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak
How Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka was elected the world's first female prime minster
South Asian women lead a strike against working conditions in a British factory.
In December 1961, Goa became the last Indian territory to break free from colonial rule.
Newly independent Tunisia introduced a set of laws which revolutionised women's lives.
In 1959 a Swiss referendum denied women the right to vote
Daisy Zamora recalls the struggle to overthrow the Nicaraguan dictator in July 1979