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International Women's Day 2017: Solidarity strikes by women that changed our world

 International Womens Day 2017: Solidarity strikes by women that changed our world

Women’s strikes and solidarity strikes in the past have worked where other forms of advocacy have failed. On International Women's Day 2017, the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development put together these infographics that look at some of the strikes by women that changed our world — for the better.

Australian-dock-workers

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bolivia

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dunnes-workers

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filipino-women

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ford-sewing-machinist

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greenbans

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icelandicwomen

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lampedusa

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salvadorandoctors

sari-strike

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strikeforpeace

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swedish-workers

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versailles

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wave-hill

Infographic courtesy: Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

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Updated Date: Mar 08, 2017 15:26:52 IST