10 Fierce Photos Of Women & Girls That Will Make You Feel Empowered On International Women's Day
International Women's Day is finally here. It's a day all about celebrating and harnessing the power of women for all that they are, and all that they do, and girls for the women they will one day be. In celebration of International Women's Day, on March 8, Looks Like Film released a collection of the most incredible pictures of women from its community, and all of them are so empowering.
The collection of photos posted on Looks Like Film includes girls and women of all ages, and celebrates their beauty in all forms. It features photos of young girls harnessing their power, women with disabilities, older women, mothers and mothers-to-be, and more with the aim of showcasing how "beautiful" and "strong" each woman is, according to the Looks Like Film website.
"The idea behind this collection is to show the beauty of women in the most diverse way ever," curator Lukas Piatek tells Romper of the collection. "Beauty has no age limit and it also does not matter what skin color you have or what a scar life left on you." Piatek says he's hopeful people will see just how "badass" women are.
"People should take away that women can be badass no matter who they are or where the come from. This is why we looked through former submissions from our community and created this collection that just celebrates the beauty of women in all ways possible," he tells Romper.
And here are some of the fiercest photos of women from Looks Like Film's extensive collection. Enjoy!
This Photo Of A Mother-To-Be
This Portrait Of Motherhood
Fire and Ice is an internationally recognized photography and cinema family business, according to its website. While much of the work they do is associated with weddings, this photo submitted to Looks Like Film captures the essence of motherhood in one beautiful shot.
This Photo That Proves Beauty is Ageless
Photographer Beata Angyalosi captured this stunning portrait that proves there is no age limit on beauty. She shares her work, much of which is wedding photography, on her personal site.
This Photo That Proves Love Is Love
Wedding photographer Carey Nash captured this gorgeous photo of two brides on their wedding day, proving that love is love no matter what.
This Photo That Captures The Beauty Of Child Birth
Hanna Hill-Destigter, a professional photographer, shot this stunning and powerful image of a water birth.
This Photo That Shows How Tough Cancer Survivors Are
Photographer Jakob Boie Sorensen captured the beauty, and toughness, of cancer survivors in this gorgeous image.
This Photo That Celebrates Mom-Bods Everywhere
Jill Seely managed to harness the power, beauty, and strength of the female body post-child birth in one amazing photo.
This Photo That Celebrates The Power Of Women With Disabilities
Riana Lisbeth was able to showcase the strength and beauty of women with disabilities with this photo of a women sporting a prosthetic limb.
This Photo That Proves Beauty & Strength Are Timeless
With this gorgeous shot, photographer Morgan Parsons proves that a woman's beauty, strength, and wisdom are timeless.
This Photo That Proves You're Never Too Young To Be A Feminist
Photographer Jill Promoli shared this beautiful, and empowering, photo of her own daughter. This image proves you're never too young to start harnessing your power as a feminist.
International Women's Day is more important than ever under the current administration, which, as Paste pointed out, has attacked women and their rights a number of times. Beyond that, though, according to the International Women's Day website, the day celebrates the achievements of women in various fields, as well as encouraging the empowerment of women everywhere.
Through and through, no matter their profession or stage in their lives, women everywhere badasses, just as these incredible photos show.