14 images of badass women who destroyed stereotypes and inspired future generations.
These trailblazers redefined what a woman could be.
This article originally appeared on December 14, 2016
Throughout history, women have stood up and fought to break down barriers imposed on them from stereotypes and societal expectations. The trailblazers in these photos made history and redefined what a woman could be. In doing so, they paved the way for future generations to stand up and continue to fight for equality.