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18 Powerful Photos Of Women Protesting Around The World

I live in a world where on one hand everyone talks about the development of society and women empowerment while on other side women are still under-represented in electoral politics, we have to fight twice as hard for their rights. Whenever it comes to grassroots political movements, women make sure that their voice should be seen and heard. 

Whatever it takes, they try everything,  to make it possible. Even if they have to come on the road for protest, they'll do that.  Down here I have some impressive, emotional and powerful photos of women organizing and protesting all over the world.

18 Powerful Photos Of Women Protesting Around The World

18 Powerful Photos Of Women Protesting Around The World

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1. Turkey, 2013

1. Turkey, 2013

On June 22, 2013, an anti-government protester reflects a victory sign during the clashes between riot police and thousand of rebels at Taksim Square in Istanbul.

2. France, 2015

2. France, 2015

Police arrested a half-naked Femen protester after she jumped in front of the car of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on February 10, 2015.

3. France, 2016

3. France, 2016

A half-naked woman who hanged from a rope, from a Paris Bridge, was protesting against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Paris on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.

4. India, 2007

4. India, 2007

Kashmiri women shout anti-Indian slogans during a protest march against the detainment of a girl by paramilitary soldiers in Maloora, on 9 Aug 2007. Soldiers fired tear gas into the angry mob.

5. United States, 2014

5. United States, 2014

A woman taped her mouth during a rally "Justice For All" on December 13, 2014, in Washington, DC. Along with her, thousands of protester demand for justice Saturday for all the black men who have died at the hands of white police.

6. South Korea, 2015

6. South Korea, 2015

An anti-government woman sits in front of riot police to protect demonstrators during a protest on April 24, 2015, in Seoul, South Korea. This protest was intiated for reformation of the labor market and public pension system.

7. India, 2013

7. India, 2013

The protest was done by BJP Mahila Morcha, against the failure of Delhi Government on October 8, 2013.

8. China, 2009

8. China, 2009

Uygur women holding a riot police, while protesting in Urumqi in China's far west Xinjiang province on July 7, 2009, thousands of protesters were attacked with tear gas to get control over the crowd.

9. United Kingdom, 2012

9. United Kingdom, 2012

Several women take part in "Slut Walk", bearing arousing words on their bodies on September 22, 2012, London. The protest was against the courts' denial of justice for rape victims.

10. United States, 2015

10. United States, 2015

Rebels including Sherry Weston of Denver, protest outside of Bill Cosby's comedy play at the Buell Theater on January 17, 2015, who claim the comedian for being drugged and sexually assaulted them.

11. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2006

11. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2006

A policeman kicking a woman during the protest.

12. Afghanistan, 2015

12. Afghanistan, 2015

Afghan protesters during a rally in front of Supreme Court in Kabul, on 24 March, 2015. More than thousands of women protesters came out of their house for justice after a woman was brutally killed by mob.

13. Australia, 2015

13. Australia, 2015

A women protester in Australia, who was removed by police from the Martin Place stage after attacking against 'Reclaim Australia' protesters on April 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

14. Belarus, 2015

14. Belarus, 2015

While parade, all these pregnant ladies crossed the road in central Minsk on August 30, 2015.

15. Turkey, 2012

15. Turkey, 2012

Turkish women shout slogans during demonstration on March 8, 2012, during the International Women's Day in Ankara.

16. Serbia, 2005

16. Serbia, 2005

A group of women, wrapped in plastic bags, lay on the ground for a protest in downtown Novi Sad of Belgrade, Serbia. The demonstrations were for rights of minorities in Serbia's northern province of Vojvodina.

17. Belgium, 2015

17. Belgium, 2015

A woman hit a riot police with eggs during a farmer protest in Brussels on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.

18. Spain, 2016

18. Spain, 2016

Women Standing against gender-based violence during a protest on Feb. 14, 2016, on Valentines Day in Madrid, Spain.

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