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18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies

18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies
Image Credit: Carol Rossetti When Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti began posting colorful illustrations of women and their stories to Facebook, she had no idea how popular they would become. Thousands of shares throughout the world later, the appeal of Rosetti's work is clear. Much like the street art phenomenon Stop Telling Women To Smile, Rossetti's empowering images are the kind you want to post on every street corner, as both a reminder and affirmation of women's bodily autonomy. "It has always bothered me, the world's attempts to control women's bodies, behavior and identities," Rossetti told Mic via email. "It's a kind of oppression so deeply entangled in our culture that most people don't even see it's there, and how cruel it can be." Rossetti's illustrations touch upon an impressive range of intersectional topics, including LGBTQ identity, body image, ageism, racism, sexism and ableism. "I see those situations I portray every day," she wrote.

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