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Feminist Photos From Around The World: Then And Now

Badass feminists, past and present. Slightly NSFW.

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10. Barcelona, Spain, 2014: Women with "I am a free woman" and "Feminists are diverse" banners at a protest against the Spanish government's plans to reform abortion laws.

14. Ankara, Turkey, 2011: Women marching on International Women's Day for stronger punishments for perpetrators of "honour crimes" and violence against women.

16. Warsaw, 2012: Supporters of Pussy Riot outside the Russian embassy, protesting against the two-year sentence given to three members of the band.

19. Barcelona, Spain, 2010: Two women wearing mitres that read "I'm lesbian, adulterous, pro-abortion, and I do it with condoms" at a protest against Pope Benedict XVI.

22. UK, 1913 (left): Suffragette Annie Kenney being arrested during a demonstration. Moscow, 2012 (right): A supporter of Pussy Riot being detained by police for demonstrating against the court's sentencing of three members of the band.

27. London, 1914 (left): Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested for joining demonstrations outside Buckingham Palace. Paris, 2013 (right): A Femen member being arrested for protesting the arrest of activist Amina Sboui by the Tunisian government.

28. London, 1914 (left): A woman being restrained by three policeman for demonstrating outside Buckingham Palace. Madrid, 2013 (right): A Femen activist with "Get out of my vagina" written on her chest being detained by riot police for crashing an anti-abortion demonstration.

35. Brussels, 2013: A security guard holding a topless member of Femen in a headlock after she tried to stop the car of the Tunisian prime minister from leaving the EU commission building.

39. Istanbul, 2013: A Femen activist being arrested for protesting against Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Sabiha Gokcen airport.

40. Sochi, Russia, 2014: Members of Pussy Riot – including Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina – being attacked by a Cossack militiaman after trying to stage a protest performance against the Sochi Olympics.

This article has been changed to clarify that the photograph in item number eight was taken in Maputo, Mozambique.

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