Over the past 12 months, the world has changed immeasurably.
From Brexit to the US election, it’s been a year of bubble-bursting political upheaval, but one full of powerful moments, especially for women.
Some have been joyful, others have been heartbreaking — all have made us feel something and more importantly they’ve got us talking.
These are the 10 images of women from 2016 that made it what it was.
1.The woman who stood defiant in Baton Rouge.
In July, a photo of a young mother standing strong in front of heavily armed police on the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisana, went viral.
Ieshia Evans, 28, was one of more than 100 protesters who powerfully, and peacefully, demonstrated against the race-fuelled police violence plaguing America.
2. Hillary Clinton went make-up free after the losing the US election.
In her first public appearance following her shock loss to Donald Trump in the US election, Hillary Clinton looked markedly different.
Her choice to forgo make-up and her usual polished look quickly became an international talking point.
3. Kim Kardashian posted that selfie.
Love her or loathe her Kim Kardashian knows how to spark a conversation.
With only the words "When you're like I have nothing to wear LOL" beneath it, her now infamous nude selfie was liked almost two million times on Instagram and had feminists in-fighting for months afterwards.