52 powerful photos of women who changed history forever
52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever
These women have changed history forever by being strong, brave, and human, regardless of society’s expectations for them.
A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbour with her veil to protect her from prosecution. Sarajevo, former Yugoslavia. 
Kathrine Switzer becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, despite attempts by the marathon organizer to stop her. 
Afghan women at a public library before the Taliban seized power. [c. 1950s]
Photograph of a samurai warrior. [c. late 1800s]
A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.