Ever since Nov. 8, the whole world often feels like it's going to hell in a handbasket. The devolution of political norms in this country seems to have come on so abruptly and without warning, However, it's always important to remember that the struggles in America aren't isolated, and that all over the world, there are women leading the charge against discriminatory social structures that affect women all over the world. There are photos of women around the world fighting back against the various forces of oppression that will remind you that you're not alone.
The events in the United States have definitely been a message to the Western world to step up its political involvement, but women in developing countries have been leading the charge for social and economic advancement for generations. Paying tribute to these women is also a great way to keep your feminism as intersectional as possible — they're a visceral reminder of how women around the world face different circumstances and fights, but are all still working for each other's own improvement. These pictures should give you strength to keep going in your daily resistance, so check them out then get straight back to work smashing the patriarchy.