Good gosh is this photo series incredibly cool. Be sure and click through to the photo of one female ninja running up a wall; Spider-Man beware. These images of empowered women in Muslim countries are a welcome relief to so many of the newswire images published nowadays.

From the guardian:

Photograph: CAREN FIROUZ/Reuters

See more images of Iran’s female ninjas - many women in Iran have found a novel way to express themselves: training in the arts of the ninja warrior

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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    "Lifts fist of female martial artist solidarity" Go forth and kick ass, sisters.
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