Women from across the world are standing shoulder to shoulder with men at the front-line demanding equality, fighting injustice from those in power and speaking up for what is right.

From India to Hong Kong and Palestine, here are powerful pictures from 2019 that will speak louder than words. 

A woman holds a Bolivian flag amidst the clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia, in support of former President Evo Morales. 

A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia
Source: ABC News

A protestor locks eyes with the military during the protest against an honour killing in Palestine. 

palestine protest
Source: VOA

Women march for gender equality in Karachi, Pakistan on International Women's Day. 

Pakistani women march for gender equality
Source: India Times

JMU students protest against Citizen Amendment Act in New Delhi, India. 

JMU students protesting against CAA in India
Source: India Times

A woman lifts the spirits of protestors in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, during a mass sit-in outside the presidential compound and army headquarters.

sudan protest
Source: Twitter

Women save a male friend from being beaten by the Police during the Jamia protests in New Delhi, India. 

Jamia protest
Source: India Times

young woman offers a rose to the police during anti-CAA protests in New Delhi, India. 

india protest Jamia
Source: Twitter

An elderly woman does her best to stop the police from harming the people protesting against the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill in Hong Kong. 

hong kong protests
Source: Yahoo News

Hong Kong's "Shield Girl" chants and meditates during the protests against the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill.

hong kong sheild girl
Source: BBC

One of the hundreds of mothers protesting proposed amendments to Hong Kong's extradition law. 

hong kong protest
Source: Radio Free Asia

A woman sitting in front of the police after a demonstration against Serbian President, Aleksandar Vucic outside the presidential building in Belgrade, Serbia. 

serbia protest
Source: Foreign Policy

A woman during the Chilean protests against the privatization and inequality in the country. 

Chile portest
Source: Financial Times

A still from the violent protests against rising living costs in Chile. 

Chile protests
Source: BBC

Activists in Athens perform a choreography to protest against the violence against women in the country.  

Athens protest
Source: Washington Post

A protestor in Seville, Spain celebrates the Supreme Court sentence in the Manada rape case.

spain portests
Source: Washington Post

A woman in the 2019 Lebanese protests to end the rampant corruption and poor public services in the country. 

Lebanon protest
Source: Angelusnews

A still from the third annual Women's March held against US President Donald Trump. 

us protest women march
Source: ABC 7 News

A woman holds a poster during the anti-abortion protest, against the abortion bill being passed in the US. 

us abortion protest
Source: France 24

A protestor stands amidst violence to demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise in the Haitian protests. 

Haitian protest
Source: AP News

A group of women in Paris protested barechested to bring attention to the rate of violence against women in the country. 

Paris protest
Source: Stylist

16-year-old Greta Thunberg began a nation-wide School strike for climate change. 

Greta Thunberg
Source: meriahnichols

Hundreds were arrested in Moscow for protesting for a fair registration procedure in the elections. 

Moscow protest
Source: CBS News

An unprecendent number of women in Iraq joined the frontline to protest years of corruption, unemployment, inefficient public services, and Iran's interference in Iraq.

Iraq protest
Source: The Independent