50+ Of The Most Powerful Images Of Women Protesters Of All Time

By http://www.boredpanda.com

Women have had hundreds upon hundreds of reasons to protest since the dawn of time, whether it was for voting rights, reproductive rights, or most recently, against sexual predators holding powerful positions. To celebrate the strength and bravery of all the women and girls who have taken to the streets, stood up for their beliefs, and stared down anyone who tried to get in their way, we’ve compiled the best photos of female protesters from around the world, and they’re sure to speak to your renegade soul. They might even inspire you to get a sign in your own hands the next time you have a chance. Be sure to vote for the most powerful ones, and let us know if you’ve ever committed an act of defiance for a good cause in the comments.

#10 Gloria Richardson Pushes Away The Bayonet Of A National Guardsman During A Protest In Cambridge, Md., 1963

Gloria Richardson Pushes Away The Bayonet Of A National Guardsman During A Protest In Cambridge, Md., 1963

#20 Photo Of Saffiyah Khan Smiling At An English Defence League (Edl) Protester In Birmingham Was Snapped After She Stepped In To Defend A “Fellow Brummie”

Photo Of Saffiyah Khan Smiling At An English Defence League (Edl) Protester In Birmingham Was Snapped After She Stepped In To Defend A "Fellow Brummie"

#30 Indian Policemen Restrain A Tibetan Woman During A Demonstration At The Chinese Embassy. On The Occasion Of The Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, New Delhi, 12 March 2008

Indian Policemen Restrain A Tibetan Woman During A Demonstration At The Chinese Embassy. On The Occasion Of The Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day, New Delhi, 12 March 2008

RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty ImagesReport

#40 A Woman Stands In Front Of Police Officers As They Block Access To A Street During A Protest Against Proposed Labour Reforms In Paris, 14 June 2016

A Woman Stands In Front Of Police Officers As They Block Access To A Street During A Protest Against Proposed Labour Reforms In Paris, 14 June 2016

Alain Jocard/GettyReport

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s