For thousands of years, men dominated the history books and women were forgotten.
While most influential women were overlooked by the history scribes, every so often a woman came along who no one could ignore. Now when we look back through history, we can see an abundance of powerful female figures who positively changed the world and left their own unique, indelible mark.
International Women’s Day is all about celebrating such women and shining the spotlight on the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women globally. Buffalo 7 take a look at some of the most formidable women in history, their powerful quotes and why they’re so significant in the records of women’s achievements.