Personal grief or collective pain, women at forefront of struggles
Life is tough as it is. But often it is doubly tough. On the International Women’s Day, we pay a tribute to the spirit of women as they go about their chores – at work on the streets for the sake of their families, or to protest for causes close to their hearts.
We dig into our archives to take out some photographs that show stories of courage from the streets of Delhi, India.
A woman vendor sells Indian flags by the roadside in Delhi to the supporters of the anti-graft movement that shook India in 2011.
Tibetan woman in Delhi protests against immolations of monks in Tibet.
A Burmese refugee in New Delhi, India, has fun with her little baby.
Young women pose for photographers at the Delhi Slut Walk.
Somalian women prepare for a traditional dance ceremony in New Delhi on the occasion of the World Refugee Day.
The anti corruption protests that spread across India in 2011 also had a large number of women protesters