International Women's Day 2019
On 8 March we join millions worldwide to celebrate the achievements of women. While battles like voting rights have been won, the day also acts as a reminder that change is still needed. Last year we released the critically acclaimed podcast To the Woman and for 2020 we have produced a second series with 20 inspiring women narrating their letters alongside host June Sarpong. Listen to these heart-felt stories, catch up with the first series if you missed it, and browse the selection of literature written by, and celebrating, women below.

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To The Woman (Season 1)

Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
Original Recording
4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (220 ratings)
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Powerful female voices

From heart-felt memoirs to empowering essays these audiobooks discuss, debate and guide

Women writers

Classic works of fiction alongside fresh listens from contemporary authors

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Aisholpan Nurgaiv

Aisholpan became the the first woman to enter the Golden Eagle competition in Ölgii, Mongolia

Audrey Hepburn

The celebrated actress dedicated her life to serving UNICEF

Beatrix Potter

Millions of children have been entertained by the storyteller

Beyoncé

The singer, songwriter and businesswoman inspires people around the world

Billie Jean King

A star tennis champion, Billie battled for equal pay for female players

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Nigerian writer wanted to see more books with African people in them

Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan & Mary Jackson

These NASA computer scientists helped astronauts travel into space

Rachel Carson

Environmentalist Rachel wrote one of the most important science books

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Political Pioneers

Women of Westminster

The MPs who Changed Politics
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Unabridged
4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (16 ratings)

Badass Women of Literature

Malala Yousafzai

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced

Harriet Ann Jacobs

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery

Hannah Arendt

There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous