Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Since time immemorial women have been hundreds of reasons to protest, whether the right to vote, reproductive rights, or, more recently, numerous harassment by powerful men. To show his strength and bravery, women took to the streets in defense of their beliefs and stood up against those who tried to prevent them.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Danuta Danielson has neo-Nazi handbag. Växjö, Sweden, April 13, 1985.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

A woman sits in front of a special unit of the police, blocking the way to protect protesters during demonstrations against government policies in Seoul, South Korea, April 24, 2015.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Demonstration of the people on the 43rd anniversary of the fascist coup and murder of President Salvador Allende, Santiago de Chile, 11 September, 2016.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Catherine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. When the organizer Jock Semple saw the woman running, then tried to stop her. 1967.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Tess Asplund opposed to participants in Nazi demonstration in Borlange, Sweden, may 1, 2015.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Two women kiss during a demonstration against gay marriage in France, 2012.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Young pacifist Jane rose Kasmir with a flower on the bayonets of guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the war in Vietnam, 1967.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst is arrested at a demonstration in January 1914.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Polish women take part in a demonstration for breast-feeding in response to the ban of the art project depicting breast feeding, June 15, 2011.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

16-year-old student Lucy Myslikova came out to protest at a rally of far-right activists in the Czech Republic.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Zakia Belcheri make selfi on the background of anti-Muslim demonstrations in Antwerp, Belgium, 2016.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

A member of the "Women in black", the international network of women working for peace, lying on the ground, wrapped in a plastic bag in protest, Novi Sad, December 10, 2005.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Gloria Richardson pushes a national guard bayonet during a protest in Cambridge, Maryland, 1963.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

The girl asks the police not to use force against the protesters, Bulgaria, November 2013.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Demonstration by Saudi women against the ban on driving.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Indian police officers hold back a Tibetan woman during a demonstration at the Chinese Embassy, new Delhi, 12 March 2008.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Jasmina Golubovska kisses the shield of a policeman in front of the Macedonian government in Skopje, may 5, 2015.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Activist Sara Constantine is hanging on the rope-like loop on the Paris bridge, to draw attention to the large number of executions in Iran. Paris, January 28, 2016.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Demonstrate during protests against the wearing of bras San Francisco.

Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsStrong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movements

Feminists burned election posters in the struggle for women's suffrage, Paris, France, may 12, 1935.

Keywords: Protest | Protesters | Demonstrations | Women's rights

Recent articles

Almost live: incredibly realistic sculpture of a happy childhood
Almost live: incredibly realistic sculpture of a happy childhood

Sculptor Angela MIA de La VEGA (Angela Mia De La Vega) is striking in its realism, expressiveness and naturalness of movement. ...

21 examples when the nature civilization
21 examples when the nature civilization

We believe that our advanced civilization is something immutable and eternal, and can never sink into oblivion. But really, if we ...

One flew over the nest of the Emir: photographing Dubai from a bird's eye view
One flew over the nest of the Emir: photographing Dubai from ...

An Amateur photographer from Lebanon Bahir Moukarzel (Bachir Moukarzel) has decided to take a new look at the largest city of the ...

Related articles

The Haitian massacre of 1804: why is it like to remember the protesters are African-Americans
The Haitian massacre of 1804: why is it like to remember the ...

Among the many slogans protesting black Americans has been noticed banners reading «In Haiti did so in 1804. Came second ...