by Viveka Portman
For the fiery feminist or woman seeking empowerment here are my three must read books:
This one goes through 3000 years of female courage and heroism; it covers all the greats. From the historic Amazons to China’s formidable Wu Chao, it carries across the globe right through to modern day ballbusters like Margaret Thatcher and US Military heroines from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.This book is inspirational for women and men who have the sense to know that history isn’t always made or written by humans with penises.
Personally, I think every school girl should be made to read at least some of these amazing stories. In fact – I bought it for my own daughter.
These are the stories behind well known (and lesser known)…