Strong weaker sex: the most striking photos of women's protest movementsPictolic
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.
Danuta Danielson has neo-Nazi handbag. Växjö, Sweden, April 13, 1985.
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.
Demonstration of the people on the 43rd anniversary of the fascist coup and murder of President Salvador Allende, Santiago de Chile, 11 September, 2016.
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.
Tess Asplund opposed to participants in Nazi demonstration in Borlange, Sweden, may 1, 2015.
Two women kiss during a demonstration against gay marriage in France, 2012.
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.
Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst is arrested at a demonstration in January 1914.
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.
16-year-old student Lucy Myslikova came out to protest at a rally of far-right activists in the Czech Republic.
Zakia Belcheri make selfi on the background of anti-Muslim demonstrations in Antwerp, Belgium, 2016.
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.
Gloria Richardson pushes a national guard bayonet during a protest in Cambridge, Maryland, 1963.
The girl asks the police not to use force against the protesters, Bulgaria, November 2013.
Demonstration by Saudi women against the ban on driving.
Indian police officers hold back a Tibetan woman during a demonstration at the Chinese Embassy, new Delhi, 12 March 2008.
Jasmina Golubovska kisses the shield of a policeman in front of the Macedonian government in Skopje, may 5, 2015.
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.
Demonstrate during protests against the wearing of bras San Francisco.
Feminists burned election posters in the struggle for women's suffrage, Paris, France, may 12, 1935.