The ultimate heroine of Iranian poetry, a poet of great audacity and extraordinary talent, is Forugh Farrokhzad.
Farah Ahamed finds in the unsung working class Anarkali a heroine for the ages.
In too many places around the world, the public space still belongs to men, and women often find themselves having to navigate their space.
In HEROINES, artists pay homage to the late Mahsa Jhina Amini and the women-led uprising for freedom in Iran.
British-Iranian writer Kamin Mohammadi is a keen observer of the women-led movement that is roiling Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini.
Nora Lester Murad talks to Palestinian co-authors Ahed Tamimi and Dena Takruri about "They Called Me a Lioness."
Laëtitia Soula talks to an imam, a pastor and a rabbi, all women, who sat down to write a book together melding feminism and religion.
In this excerpt from a chapter in his latest novel in French, Abdellah Taïa pays homage to his mother, his favorite heroine.