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Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back. Even more shocking than the pink saris they wear: Their quest for justice is actually working. In one of the most backward regions of India, the badlands of Central India, village women dressed in pink saris are getting together to fight corruption and injustice and to raise their voices against the system. SO FREAKING FANTASTIC!

Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back. Pink Gang" fights for the rights of women and other marginalized people in rural India.

Separatist, Militant, Female Power! In the Ukraine, a country where females are victims of sexual trafficking and gender oppression, a new tribe of empowered women is emerging. Calling themselves the “Asgarda”, the women seek complete autonomy from men. Residing in the Carpathian Mountains, the tribe is comprised of 150 women of varying ages, primarily students, led by 30 year-old Katerina Tarnouska. This reminds me of the "Amazon women"

In the Ukraine, a country where females are victims of sexual trafficking and gender oppression, a new tribe of empowered women is emerging. Calling themselves the “Asgarda”, the women seek complete autonomy from men.

Silver gelatin photograph, 5.75 x 3.75" mounted on slightly larger paper stock. With penciled Id on verso "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. 1907. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.

Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls - Cowan's Auctions "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl.

1889, Sharpshooting women in corsets.

Corsets and rifles, ca. Via the Wisconsin Historical Society. (These ladies are predecessors of my mother - Wisconsin girl who joined the rifle club to improve her aim for basketball. And ended up getting an award for her shooting)

Phoebe Ann Oakley Mozee (1860-1926). Annie Oakley went into servitude at age 6 because her mother was too poor to keep her at home.  She met physical & mental abuse to earn her keep.  By 16, her shooting skills were used to earn money to support her widowed mother and siblings and the rest is history.  Annie Oakley, 1922, with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her.

Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.