Ladies, we have the perfect thing to inspire you on an otherwise dry Thursday afternoon.
MeToo India’s official handle on Twitter has started a thread listing powerful photographs of women captured at an iconic moment and it is all sorts of wow.
Next: This sublime photo by @HamishH1931— #MeTooIndia (@IndiaMeToo) June 15, 2019
Women students hold up their phones to light the hall during a power cut in the middle of a speech by Arundhati Roy at the Women's College Students' Union of the Aligarh Muslim University. Roy is silhouetted. pic.twitter.com/bWIK7Myfln
At once, netizens jumping in to share their favourite snaps of women doing awesome things.
Bibi Upkar Kaur, president of women's wing of All India Sikh Students' Federation. She was killed in 1984 by state sponsored forces. pic.twitter.com/B25IVTqeyt— ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨਾਗਰਿਕ (@akdwaaz) June 15, 2019
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon, despite attempts by marathon organizers to stop her, 1967. pic.twitter.com/ZFf1er45p7— Hank Solo (@bipolarised) June 15, 2019
If the recent outcomes or verdicts of the cases underway in India’s MeToo movement have demotivated or disheartened you, these photos would inspire you to not lose hope.
They are testament to the fact that throughout history, it was not easy for women to reach such landmarks, and thus these photos are ironic.
But in spite of the roadblocks these powerful moments were created and history has been made time and again. From activism to politics to the corporate world, the photos are a proof of the struggle women had to go through to achieve what they have today, and how much longer they still have before true equality is achieved.
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