07/03/2012 04:51 GMT | Updated 25/06/2012 11:51 BST

International Women's Day 2012: Which Woman Inspires You?

To celebrate International Women's Day 2012 (8 March), which honours the economic, political and social achievements of women past and present, we want to know "Which woman inspires you?".

To give you some inspiration, we posed the question to the Huffington Post UK team.

From frontline war reporters and inspirational writers to feminist revolutionaries and social activists, here they pay homage to their heroines.

Tell us which woman inspires you at @HuffPoLifestyle.

Click to read David Cameron's blog How We're Tackling Violence Against Women: An Iceberg Under the Surface of Society.

Cherie Blair: Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman? Let's Reverse That Saying.

Which Woman Inspires You?