Ten amazing women perhaps you didn’t know

These are stories of some very amazing women of our time. These short accounts are just to give you an inspiration.

Elderly women guarding her home

In 1990, one of the United Nations Photo showed a 106 years old woman, who was guarding her home with a rifle in southern Armenia. Following was the photo:

Elderly Armenian Woman Guards Home (Credit: United Nations Photo/Flickr)
Elderly Armenian Woman Guards Home (Credit: United Nations Photo/Flickr)

Rukhsana Kausar

Rukhsana Kausar is a girl from Kashmir. In the year 2009, when she was about 18 years old, her parents were beaten by militants as part of a forced marriage proposal. At that time, she got anger and killed one of the militants with an axe, gunned down the commander, and began a 4 hour gun battle with militia forcing them to flee.

Kamla Devi

Kamla Devi, 56, lived in northern India. Once she was attacked by a leopard while she was carrying water. At that time, she had basic farm tools to fight with the leopard. She fought with the animal for more than half an hour with a sickle and killed that animal.

Allena Hansen

In the year 2008, Allena Hansen was about 56 years old. She was living in California. At that time, she was attacked by a bear while walking with her two dogs. Her dogs started defending her. She escaped from the place, moved to her car, and drove the car 4 miles for help. She was badly injured. Half of her face was hanging off and bleeding profusely. One of her eyeballs was also hanging out of the socket. She survived even in that situation. Both of her dogs got minor injuries.

Aishat Maksudova

Aishat Maksudova, 56, lived in Russia in 2012. She was attacked by a wolf and fought with the animal with bare hands and killed it with an axe. She hit the axe on the head of the animal.

Inés Ramírez Pérez

Inés Ramírez Pérez, a Mexican woman, performed a C-section on her own self after facing 12 hours of continual pain in 2000. She performed this process with a knife in the kitchen and 3 glasses of hard liquor.

Lareece Butler

Lareece Butler, 26, made a solo jump in Grahamstown, South Africa in 2010. Unfortunately, her parachute got entangled and she slammed into the ground from a height of about 3000 feet. Fortunately, she survived with some injuries.

Shayna Richardson

In 2005, Shayna Richardson, was performing her first solo skydive jump. Unfortunately, her parachute got malfunction. She was unable to open it, and slammed face first into a parking lot at the speed of about 50 miles per hour. She was pregnant at the time of accident. Fortunately, she made a full recovery and baby was completely fine.

Juliane Koepcke

Juliane Koepcke was a 17 years old girl in 1971. At that time, she was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell from a height of about 3.2 kilometers to the ground and survived. She was the only survivor. Then she walked for about 10 days through the Peruvian rainforest to find the nearest civilization.

Peggy Kessler

Peggy Kessler was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer in 2001, when doctor said, “You have two months to live.” In 2011, she was still answering questions about her life.

Usman Zafar Paracha

Usman Zafar Paracha is Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutics, in Hajvery University, Lahore, Pakistan.