Can you think of a self sacrificing woman in the Bible?
Marry, Ruth, and Samson before the hair cut.
Ruth, Naomi, Rebecca, Mary (the mother of Jesus), Jochebed (the mother of Moses)
The mother in Solomon's story.
Ester and Ruth
Mary is perhaps the largest example, Esther, Mary Magdelene, and many many more.
2 Maccabees 7. A courageous woman defies Antiochus and has to watch her sons being slaughtered before she is. Read it, no greater sacrifice than this.
The Mary that broke the alabaster jar of expensive perfumes at Jesus' feet. Its in Luke, I think.
Queen Esther; Hadassah, she was amazing.
Mary, Ruth, or Moses
Jephthah's daughter (Judges 11, 12).
Hannah, Samuel 's mother