Huda leaves behind a complicated legacy full of contradictions, this does not make her contributions any less important. She felt that not only were Egypt's struggle to be rid of British rule and the fight for women's rights inseparable and interdependent, but that the tenets of Islam hold within them equal rights for men and women.
Bina West created the Women's Benefit Association- now the Woman's Life Insurance Society- in 1892. She encouraged the members to express themselves, support one another, and to continue to grow!
In WW2, the USSR were the first country to allow women to fight on the front lines during combat. These women were the most successful, and highly decorated AirForce unit the Soviets had... despite their severe lack of proper equipment and support!