10 Viral Pictures Of Women Leading Protests Around The World In 2019

2019 has been a tough year around the world. Hong Kong, India, Brazil, Lebanon, Sudan, Chile are among the countries which have witnessed citizen-led movements against ruling governments.

Women have been leading from the front from indigenous people’s movement against deforestation of the Amazon to the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in India.

As we enter the year 2020, you should check out these inspiring photos of women standing up to the world, fighting that good fight.

  1. Indigenous protests by women against state-approved deforestation in Brazil. 

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2. For the protection of Aarey forest belt in Mumbai, women have been the driving force in the movement.

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3. 50 lakh women formed a ‘Women’s Wall’ in Kerala, spanning 600 kilometers to protest gender inequality, on 1st January 2019. 

Image Credit: BCCL

 

4. Alaa Salah is addressing a protest rally in Sudan here. This picture went viral. 

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5. This protester in Hong Kong faced off with the riot police.

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6. A lone woman protesting against the law enforcing the hijab in Iran.

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7. Assamese women lead a march against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

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8. Delhi protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with Women of Shaheen Bagh protesting. 

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9. The women with the loudest voices were from Jamia at the CAA protest.

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10. Lebanese women face off against riot police. 

 Image Credit: BCCL   

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