Stories with the Tag: protest

International Women’s Day: Mainstream Activism and what we learned from the 2017 Women’s March.

International Women’s Day: Mainstream Activism and what we learned from the 2017 Women’s March.

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #BreakTheBias with marches scheduled across the globe – but none will compare to the 2017 Women’s March. Although flawed, its impact on society’s relationship to activism can still be seen today. With IMAGO’s photographers capturing the march from different corners of the world, we look back at the lessons learned in 2017.

IMAGO / Zuma Wire / Chepa Beltran | Demonstration demanding the decriminalization of abortion during the Global Day of Action for Legal and Safe Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean in Bogotá on September 28, 2021.

Victory for Colombia’s Feminists.

Lorena Gelis Palomino who lost her life because of an unsafe clandestine abortion in Barranquilla, Colombia is one of the many women who are the leading emblem behind Colombia’s most recent wave of feminism.


21.02. This Weekend..

After more than three weeks of defiant Truckers blocking Canada’s capital in peaceful protest, the so-called “Freedom Convoy” and its supporters faced police resistance as Ottawa police cleared a main protest site in front of parliament.


Highlights from the Archive.

Throughout the decades, IMAGO has archived some of the biggest moments in Winter Olympic history as well as moments that bring some nostalgia for those colorful ski-suits, pompous skating costumes and frozen side-burns. Here are some of the highlights from over the years.


17.01. This Weekend..

In the latest in a series of eruptions from Tonga’s huge undersea volcano, Hunga Ha’apai, Saturday’s eruption has seen a Tsunami hit the islands capital with warnings issued in multiple neighboring coastlines.

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IMAGO Weekend Roundup. As anger against government restrictions spreads across Europe in light of new possible lockdown measures, Indonesia sees devastation from Mount Semeru and French politics sees far-right candidate Zemmour announce 2022 bid.