Expect resistance: A short history of women's movements and protests
Women fighting for the rights of us all
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The impact women have had in changing the world is horribly underreported in the history books of a largely patriarchal world. With just a little bit of searching, though, it becomes clear that women, women-led movements, and their valiant revolts in the face of oppression have had earth-shattering effects on the world and the freedoms of all its citizens. The recent women's protests in Iran that have posed the greatest threat to one of the most authoritarian, fundamentalist governments the world has seen in decades is only the latest chapter in the long story of women revolting against injustice, making the world a better and safer place for everyone.
Intrigued? Read on to learn about just a few of the most glorious examples of women-led resistance movements in history.
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