2019 has been a year of great turmoil as people all over the world grow increasingly frustrated with government inaction, injustices and the economic environment they are facing. This has led to widespread protests, which have often turned out violent. However, what has stood out this year are the women who have been leading from the frontlines of these protests. From Delhi to Hong Kong, Lebanon and Russia, women have been heading powerful fights against injustice across the world, fearless in the face of violence.
As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look at some of the most powerful moments where women have been at the forefront of protests, fighting not just for themselves but for humanity, as well.