Sampath Pal Devi, 47 commander of the Pink Gang, poses for a photograph in Village of District Banda in Uttar Pradesh, India. This band of vigilantes, called the Gulabi Gang (pink gang) its several thousand swomen members wear only pink saris is taking up bamboo batons against domestic violence and corruption.The region is one of the poorest parts of India's northern and most populous states, Uttar Pradesh . The 47-year-old leader of the Pink Gang, Sampat Pal Devi is a fiesty woman.
20.) A mother is consumed by her worries and watches over her children during the Dust Bowl (1936). This photo of Florence Owens Thompson is actually one of the photos on this list that became quite famous in its own right.