50 Photos Celebrating Women’s History

Published March 30, 2017
Updated April 3, 2017
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50 Photos Celebrating Women’s History
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Telling women that they can't do things seems to be one of man's most beloved pastimes.

You can't eat that apple, you can't vote, you can't play sports, you can't run for office, you can't serve in the military, you can't be a scientist, you can't go to space, you can't wear that outfit.

And yet, women have.

Time and time again, women have overcome barriers and expectations to accomplish incredible and important things. And we have the photos to prove it.

Looking through these 50 snaps of cool women doing cool things and looking cool doing them, a quote from Canadian politician Charlotte Whitton comes to mind:

"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good," she said. "Luckily, this is not difficult."

Next, check out some of history's most powerful speeches given by women. Then, learn about the eight most badass women of World War II.