Is today.... And NPR is marking it with 7 interesting women most of whom got little attention from the media. 7 Gutsy Women To Know For International Women's Day Alika Kinan, a sex trafficking activist who successfully sued her captors. When Kinan was a teenager in her native Argentina, a woman offered to buy her a plane ticket. Kinan thought was going to go on a great adventure. Instead, she was trafficked — stripped of her travel documents and taken to a brothel, where she was expected to have sex with 15 to 30 men a day. It was nearly 20 years before she was rescued. Chinai Mathabire from Zimbabwe This year, she received an International AIDS Society prize for showing that a faster tuberculosis test could be implemented at health centers in southeast Africa. Her goal is save the lives of HIV-positive patients who contract TB. And many more fascinating women.