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Cool photos submitted today by Bjørn Wad from Norway. His portraits shot in Norwegian retirement homes aim to “show the elderly in a new way, a little bit rock n’ roll, with humor.

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Onna-Bugeisha: Female Samurai Warriors of Feudal Japan, 1800s

vintage everyday: Woman Samurai Warrior – 12 Rare Vintage Photos of Japanese Ladies with Their Katana Swords

Heian and Kamakura, female members of the samurai class who became prominent or even present on the battlefield. Onna-musha or women warriors were very unusual. The most famous women warriors were Tomoe Gozen and Hangaku Gozen. Bushi women were trained mainly with the naginata they would also use the kaiken – a type of dagger – and the art of tantojutsu in battle.”

Japan: “In the earlier periods such as the Heian and Kamakura, there were female members of the samurai class who became prominent or even present on the battlefield. They were the exception and not the rule, but this doesn’t mean that most women.

A woman of the Samurai class.

Either a woman of the Samurai class or a Geisha/Geijo who performed the Katana Odori, or sword dance. I prefer to think the former, just because of that amazing, warrior look on her face.a 'kick ass Geisha' :-)

Meet Caroline Norton. If you have gone through a divorce and had someone advocate for your rights, you have her to thank for it. In the mid 1800's Caroline was in a loveless marriage to a man who beat her savagely. On several occasions she was thrown out of her own home, and forbidden access to her children. In those days, married women were put into the same category as "lunatics, idiots, outlaws and children". Their rights were in the hands of others. Caroline petitioned...

The wife who changed history - by asking for the first divorce

If you have gone through a divorce and had someone advocate for your rights, you have her to thank for it. In the mid Caroline was in a loveless marriage to a man who beat her savagely.

Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Samurai clans trained their daughters in the art of combat to either defend their homes when husbands went to war or for battle. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. Battle scene forensic have shown that up to 30% of remains […]

Onna-Bugeisha: Female Samurai Warriors of Feudal Japan, 1800s

Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men.

Armenian women, 1895. To the right, Eghisapet Sultanian, great grandmother of musician Derek Sherinian during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend.

Armenian women during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops. Our women are warriors

Don't Get On The Bad Side Of These Badass Samurai Women

vintage everyday: Woman Samurai Warrior – 12 Rare Vintage Photos of Japanese Ladies with Their Katana Swords

40 Portraits de femmes qui ont fait changer le cours de l'histoire pour toujours : Photo d'une guerrière samouraï ( Fin du XIXème siècle). Photographie d’une femme japonaise en tenue de Samouraï. Vision extrêmement rare dans le vieux japon patriarcal.

40 Portraits de femmes qui ont fait changer le cours de l'histoire pour toujours

"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.

The Women Take Over-- In oral arguments for the Texas abortion case, the three female justices upend the Supreme Court’s balance of power. Elena Kagen, Sonia Sotomeyor, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

How Three Fierce Female Justices Took Control of the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. -- The Women Take Over: In oral arguments for the Texas abortion case, the three female justices upend the Supreme Court’s balance of power.

“ Defying age with a sword: Meenakshi Gurrukkal, Kerala’s grand old Kalaripayattu dame “Meenakshi Gurukkal crouched low, sword poised; her eyes...

Defying age with a sword: Meenakshi Gurrukkal, Kerala’s grand old Kalaripayattu dame “Meenakshi Gurukkal crouched low, sword poised; her eyes unblinking as she faced her opponent in the mud-paved.

It is time for women to throw away their fear. Let women take their freedom now - to speak, to write, to move, and to love the whole world!

I am a woman and if I live I fight and if I fight I contribute to the Liberation of all women and so victory is born even in the darkest hours ~ Emma Goldman

Why Women’s History is Important   →

The National Women’s History Project is a U. non-profit organization that recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing informational services and educational and promotional materials.

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