36 Powerful Images Of Women Protesters Leading From The Front Across The World
Anuj Tiwar, India Times, Dec 26, 2019
Celebrating the power and courage of all the women and girls across the world who have to taken to the streets for their beliefs in gender equality, violence and democratic values.
Here are some images of protests where women scripted the victory saga.
1. Jamia Millia Islamia students protesting against Citizenship Act.
2. Young protester locks eyes with a riot policeman during a pro-democracy protest in Chile.
5. Brazil women have been at the front of struggles for a better future.
6. A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US.
7. An indigenous woman argues with Amazonas state policemen who were expelling her and some 200 other members of the Landless Movement from a privately-owned tract of land on the outskirts of Manaus, in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon.
8. A demonstrator is detained by members of the security forces during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago, Chile.
9. A woman argues with a riot policeman during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago, Chile.
10. A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia.
11. A Palestinian stands in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah against Israel’s offensive in Gaza.
12. Protester and military argue in Palestine.
13. A demonstrator depicting lacerations in a peaceful march against gender violence in Chile.
14. Pakistani protesters from Lyari, an impoverished neighbourhood of the city, shout anti-government slogans to protest against an operation led by security agencies in their areas in Karachi.
15. A Turkish riot policeman prepares to use tear gas against a woman as people protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul.
16. The moment one woman stands up to more than 300 Nazis and refuses to let them pass in the city of Borlange, Sweden.
17. The 20-year-old was photographed defending a woman at a protest outside Birmingham Library.
18. Amazing photo from clashes between demonstrators & police in Macedonia.
19. A woman gestures to members of the security forces during a protest against Chile’s state economic model, in Santiago, Chile.
20. A woman confronts a member of the security forces during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago, Chile.
21. A woman gestures in front of police during a protest against Chile’s government in Valparaiso, Chile.
22. 22-year-old Alaa Salah, an architecture student in Khartoum, is leading powerful protest chants against President Omar al-Bashir, addresses protesters during a demonstration in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum.
23. An indigenous woman wears a mask during a protest in Quito, Ecuador.
24. Brave Jamia girl stopped Delhi Police as they beat up another male protester.
25. Most powerful images of bravery against injustice and oppression: Russian teenager Olga Misik reading the Russian constitution while surrounded by armed Russian riot police.
26. Girl Scout stands up to demonstrator at the neo-Nazi rally in the Czech city of Brno.
27. Thousands of women march in defence of democracy in Brazil.
28. Police in Honduras repress demonstration of women against gender violence.
29. A demonstration against same-sex parenting was interrupted Wednesday by its very target when two women interrupted the event by sharing a kiss.
30. A Woman kneels down and holds up a feather while facing police moving in to break up anti-fracking protesters in New Brunswick.
31. Virginia police in full riot gear showed up at a women’s rights protest at the Virginia State Capitol this weekend. Hundreds of people were protesting a new amendment that passed that Virginia House.
32. A woman sits in front of riot police blocking the road to protect protesters during the anti-government protest in Seoul, South Korea.
33. Students offering flowers to police in Delhi during anti-CAA protest.
34. Polish women take part in a breastfeeding is not obscene protest in Warsaw’s subway. In reaction to a ban imposed by city officials on an art project, portraying breastfeeding mothers.
35. Woman braves water cannon in Turkey.
36. An old woman confronts the Hong Kong Police.
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