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IN People ON 27 May, 2015
Gender equality is a fight we all fight, every day of our lives. It's not a war, it's a struggle we go through, to ensure that all living being are treated equally. Yes, the results for the struggle might not be seen soon enough, but small little things happen to ensure us that all our efforts are not going to waste. Over the past few years, amazing events happened that ensured people that gender equality might no longer be just a myth.
listed below are 17 of the most epic feminist moments that proved that equality will prevail in the world.
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Emma Watson, the Harry Potter star, became the official face for the 'He For She' moment started by the United Nations.
Michelle Howard listed her name in the history after she became the first Four Star Admiral in the American navy.
Becky Hammon was the first female assistant coach to be hired full time. She became the coach for the Spurs.
Beyonce, a out and proud feminist, gave a feminist oriented performance at the video music awards.
We all know who she is, and we all know what she did. We all also know that every person, feminist or not, is her fan!
Maryam Mizakhani became the first woman to be awarded with the most prestigious award in maths.
The state of Texas passed the anti-abortion law that would close 30% of the abortion clinics. The women came to streets to raise their voices against the law.
Lavernce Cox, actress, featuring in the famous 'Orange is the new black' series, became the first transgender to be featured on the cover of the TIME magazine.
Mo'ne Davis made the entire world want to throw like 'The Girl'!
The International Olympic Commission took a big step towards gender equality and allowed women to participate in the ski jumping event.
Ellen Page took everyone by surprise when she decided to come out about her orientation in a public event. Her coming out speech warmed all hearts and left us with moist eyes.
Levitt stared in the movie 'Don Jon' and his major objective with the movie was to try and portray a stronger image of a woman. He admits to being nothing like is character in the movie and is a proud feminist.
Facebook stopped censoring breast feeding in the images and posted on the social media site.
Frozen, the highest grossing animated movie of all times, also showed the world that you don't need the charming prince or the knight in the shining armour to save you.
After the nudes were leaked Lawrence spoke publicly about it and admitted to the pictures being hers. Also she pointed out to the fact that the way society pictures a woman's sexuality is demeaning. She made a public statement saying that she is not obliged to apologize to anyone on her pictures being leaked.
A more realistic Barbie doll figure was released. The famous plastic doll that has been the object of beauty ever since its existence took the form of a more realistic woman.