Stories with the Tag: Women

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1971 Switzerland: Women get the Vote.

New Zealand was the first country to give women the vote in 1893, including indigenous Maori women. In Switzerland, some women were not granted the vote for almost another 100 years to follow.

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.

IMAGO / Karl-Heinz Stana

Top 10 Facts about Women athletes at the Olympic Winter Games.

From their inception, the 1924 Winter Games allowed women to solely compete in figure skating.
Today, some of the youngest entries are from women breaking boundaries and showcasing indisputable skill and natural talent. Discover the names and faces pushing conventions then and now.