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Saturday Morning Pictures

Welcome to our new fortnightly feature where we will be taking a trawl through history in photographs. To start, in honour of this week’s International Women’s Day, we’re looking at more than a century of protests by women.

Two women on the picket line during a strike by 20,000 garment workers in New York in February 1910. Via Wikimedia Commons

1. Two women on the picket line during a strike by 20,000 garment workers in New York in February 1910. Via Wikimedia Commons

2. Protesting violence against women on National Women's Day, Lesotho, 2008. K Kendall

2. Protesting violence against women on National Women’s Day, Lesotho, 2008. K Kendall

3. Demonstration calling for votes for women, Buenos Aires, 1948. Via Wikimedia Commons

3. Demonstration calling for votes for women, Buenos Aires, 1948. Via Wikimedia Commons

4. Inez Milholland Boissevain preparing to lead a march calling for female suffrage, in Washington DC, 1913. Via Wikimedia Commons

4. Inez Milholland Boissevain preparing to lead a march calling for female suffrage, in Washington DC, 1913. Via Wikimedia Commons

5. Women with the banner of the Cardiff and District Women's Suffrage Society at the Women's Suffrage Pilgrimage in Cathays Park, Cardiff in 1913. Via Wikimedia Commons

5. Women with the banner of the Cardiff and District Women’s Suffrage Society at the Women’s Suffrage Pilgrimage in Cathays Park, Cardiff in 1913. Via Wikimedia Commons

6. Louise Weiss and French suffragettes in 1935. The text on the newspaper reads THE FRENCHWOMAN MUST VOTE. Via Wikimedia Commons

6. Louise Weiss and French suffragettes in 1935. The text reads THE FRENCHWOMAN MUST VOTE. Via Wikimedia Commons

7. Women at farmers’ rally against WTO, Bhopal, India, November 2005. Ekta Parishad

7. Women at farmers’ rally against WTO, Bhopal, India, November 2005. Ekta Parishad

8. Suffrage parade, New York, May 6, 1912. Via Wikimedia Commons

8. Suffrage parade, New York, May 6, 1912. Via Wikimedia Commons

9. Women in Santiago, Chile, calling for democracy during the military government of Augusto Pinochet. Via Wikimedia Commons

9. Women in Santiago, Chile, calling for democracy during the military government of Pinochet. Via Wikimedia Commons

10. A protest by Black Sash, a non-violent white women's resistance organisation founded in 1955 to oppose apartheid. Via Wikimedia Commons

10. A protest by Black Sash, a non-violent white women’s resistance organisation founded in 1955 to oppose apartheid. Via Wikimedia Commons

11. The March For Women's Lives, a pro-choice demonstration, in Washington DC, 2004.Patty Mooney

11. The March For Women’s Lives, a pro-choice demonstration, in Washington DC, 2004. Patty Mooney

12. Demonstration for women's suffrage in Gothenburg, Sweden. June 1918. Via Wikimedia Commons

12. Demonstration for women’s suffrage in Gothenburg, Sweden. June 1918. Via Wikimedia Commons

13. Palestinian women protest the British Mandate in Jerusalem, 1930. The sign reads "No dialogue, no negotiations until termination [of the Mandate]". Via Wikimedia Commons

13. Palestinian women protest the British Mandate in Jerusalem, 1930. The sign reads “No dialogue, no negotiations until termination [of the Mandate]”. Via Wikimedia Commons

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