It is St. Patrick's Day, so we are thinking about our Irish heritage, and inspired by Grace O'Malley, the Pirate Queen of Connacht, who was "vilified by her English adversaries as ‘a woman who hath imprudently passed the part of womanhood.’"
"Clooney is Murad’s lawyer, and the two women are working to bring the leaders of IS before an international court for inflicting genocide on the Yazidis. The story of their campaign is an extraordinary one: a tale of pious savagery pitted against truth, law and the soft power of celebrity."
Women rose up around the globe yesterday for International Women's Day. We protested violence against women; restrictions on reproductive rights, the right to divorce, and even basic political rights. Take a look at scenes from around the world on Upworthy.