Top 6 Upworthy Posts From 2012 To Make Women Smile

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The year 2012 was a tumultuous one for women's rights. The battle hasn't been won yet, but the War on Women was dealt a huge blow when people stood up in support of women. From birth control, to education, to portrayal in the media, the world is repeatedly being shown that thinking of women as second-class citizens isn't cool.

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