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Sun Aug 30, 2015, 04:09 PM

 

Rebel Girls: Photos of feminists from around the world

Here is a collection of photos and it's called feminists around the world. I find this kind of thing inspiring and maybe others do too.

Many more at link.





























Many more photos:
http://www.occupy.com/article/rebel-girls-photos-feminists-around-world

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Sun Aug 30, 2015, 05:47 PM

1. "Meet the Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS"

http://all-that-is-interesting.com/female-isis-fighters

Female Peshmergas on their base at the border between Syria and Iraq. These female fighters are motivated by the words of Abdullah Ocalan, head of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), who promotes Marxist thought and empowerment of women.


"Anywhere from 7,000 to 10,000 women form the all-female branch of the YPG–the YPJ–and are usually 18 to 25 years old. Influenced by the Marxist-Leninist thought of jailed PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish nationalist party demands that gender equality be re-instated, making women’s “liberation” a key component of the party’s nationalist project."



Good article, and lots of kick-ass photos at the link.

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