'Believe in yourself, the rest will follow': six trailblazing women you've never heard of

'Believe in yourself, the rest will follow': six trailblazing women you've never heard of

From the farmer’s daughter who set up the only safari resort in the world run solely by women, to the first female Dalit to win a seat in Pakistan’s parliament, women who have challenged stereotypes and refused to give in to fear or discrimination tell their stories.

Angel Vendeline Namshali dresses in khaki with big, laced military boots on her feet. She is armed with nothing more than a walkie-talkie and torch, but the bush of Tanzania’s Serengeti is her second home.

“The bush has many challenges for women,” she says. “But of course we can do it.”

Women will go the extra mile. You don’t have to say it twice, they are there, it gets done

Anyone who wants to threaten me: bring it on! Because that pushes me to work harder

Benazir Bhutto became Pakistan’s first female prime minister in spite of threats and opposition. She is my role model

We can’t have this evil continuing … I owe it to my children not to pass on the same Honduras I grew up in

if you take your children to school, they will see life from a different angle. They will have ideas and grow

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