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International Women's Day

New York Police Department officers arrest a woman who was taking part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

New York Police Department officers arrest a woman who was taking part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

New York Police Department officers arrest a woman who was taking part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A demonstrator takes part in a march in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator takes part in a march in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator takes part in a march in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Women perform behind "Glass Celling" during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Women perform behind "Glass Celling" during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Women perform behind "Glass Celling" during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A transgender woman takes part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A transgender woman takes part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A transgender woman takes part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in San Salvador, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Delegates react during the Daughters of the Vote event, as part of International Women�s Day, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Delegates react during the Daughters of the Vote event, as part of International Women�s Day, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Delegates react during the Daughters of the Vote event, as part of International Women�s Day, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Demonstrators stand on a fountain as they take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators stand on a fountain as they take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators stand on a fountain as they take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Women take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Women take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Women take part in a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A musician plays the guitar while holding a baby during a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A musician plays the guitar while holding a baby during a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A musician plays the guitar while holding a baby during a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Sonia Sheron performs on stage during a rally and march on International Women's Day in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Sonia Sheron performs on stage during a rally and march on International Women's Day in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Sonia Sheron performs on stage during a rally and march on International Women's Day in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A female goalkeeper saves the ball at the Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Center during a soccer match to celebrate the International Women's day in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A female goalkeeper saves the ball at the Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Center during a soccer match to celebrate the International Women's day in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A female goalkeeper saves the ball at the Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Center during a soccer match to celebrate the International Women's day in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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People participate in the "A Day Without a Woman" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People participate in the "A Day Without a Woman" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People participate in the "A Day Without a Woman" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A pregnant woman holds a flag as she takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. The flag reads, "Not one (woman) less. Alive we want us." REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A pregnant woman holds a flag as she takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. The flag reads, "Not one (woman) less. Alive we want us." REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A pregnant woman holds a flag as she takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico. The flag reads, "Not one (woman) less. Alive we want us." REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A man with a mask of President Donald Trump takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man with a mask of President Donald Trump takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man with a mask of President Donald Trump takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People participate in the "Day Without a Women" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People participate in the "Day Without a Women" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People participate in the "Day Without a Women" protest in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Two women dance in Washington Square Park in Manhattan during a rally and march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Two women dance in Washington Square Park in Manhattan during a rally and march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Two women dance in Washington Square Park in Manhattan during a rally and march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Organizers Linda Sarsour (C), Carmen Perez (2nd R) and Bob Bland (R) lead during a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Organizers Linda Sarsour (C), Carmen Perez (2nd R) and Bob Bland (R) lead during a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Organizers Linda Sarsour (C), Carmen Perez (2nd R) and Bob Bland (R) lead during a 'Day Without a Woman' march on International Women's Day in New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Demonstrators perform during International Women's Day in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Demonstrators perform during International Women's Day in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Demonstrators perform during International Women's Day in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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A demonstrator takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator takes part in a march on International Women's Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Montevideo, Uruguay. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Montevideo, Uruguay. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Demonstrators take part in a march on International Women's Day in Montevideo, Uruguay. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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A protester wears a pair of gloves over her breasts as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A protester wears a pair of gloves over her breasts as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A protester wears a pair of gloves over her breasts as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Demonstrators hit drums during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Demonstrators hit drums during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Demonstrators hit drums during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A counter-demonstrator is detained by riot police during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A counter-demonstrator is detained by riot police during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A counter-demonstrator is detained by riot police during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A protester holds a sign aloft as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A protester holds a sign aloft as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A protester holds a sign aloft as she and hundreds of other activists demonstrate outside the White House as part of "A Day Without a Woman" strike on International Women's Day in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A woman holds a sign during a demonstration to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A woman holds a sign during a demonstration to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A woman holds a sign during a demonstration to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Activists paint a black cross on a pink background on a lamp post to remember women who went missing or were killed, as they mark International Women's Day in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Activists paint a black cross on a pink background on a lamp post to remember women who went missing or were killed, as they mark International Women's Day in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Activists paint a black cross on a pink background on a lamp post to remember women who went missing or were killed, as they mark International Women's Day in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A participant flashes V-signs during an International Women's Day rally in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A participant flashes V-signs during an International Women's Day rally in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A participant flashes V-signs during an International Women's Day rally in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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A man and his dog walk past the sculpture of a woman covered in paper and ropes as part of a performance to protest the lack of visibility of women in public spaces, on International Women's Day in Oviedo, Spain. The covered statue is La Pensadora (The female Thinker) by Spanish artist Jose Luis Fernandez. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A man and his dog walk past the sculpture of a woman covered in paper and ropes as part of a performance to protest the lack of visibility of women in public spaces, on International Women's Day in Oviedo, Spain. The covered statue is La Pensadora...more

A man and his dog walk past the sculpture of a woman covered in paper and ropes as part of a performance to protest the lack of visibility of women in public spaces, on International Women's Day in Oviedo, Spain. The covered statue is La Pensadora (The female Thinker) by Spanish artist Jose Luis Fernandez. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso
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People attend a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People attend a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People attend a rally to mark International Women's Day in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Hindu nun helps women get down from a truck as they arrive to participate in a rally marking the International Women's Day in Kolkata, India. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu nun helps women get down from a truck as they arrive to participate in a rally marking the International Women's Day in Kolkata, India. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu nun helps women get down from a truck as they arrive to participate in a rally marking the International Women's Day in Kolkata, India. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A woman holds a placard during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Women hold placards as they take part in a rally marking the international Women's Day in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women hold placards as they take part in a rally marking the international Women's Day in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women hold placards as they take part in a rally marking the international Women's Day in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Belgian and Polish women demonstrate to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian and Polish women demonstrate to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian and Polish women demonstrate to call for abortion rights outside buildings of European Union institutions on International Women's Day in Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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"Sarpanch" women (village heads) wave towards the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives for an event to honour them for their efforts towards the Clean India campaign, to mark the International Women's Day in Gandhinagar, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave

"Sarpanch" women (village heads) wave towards the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives for an event to honour them for their efforts towards the Clean India campaign, to mark the International Women's Day in Gandhinagar, India....more

"Sarpanch" women (village heads) wave towards the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives for an event to honour them for their efforts towards the Clean India campaign, to mark the International Women's Day in Gandhinagar, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women hold a banner as they take part in a protest marking the International Women's Day outside the United Nations offices in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women hold a banner as they take part in a protest marking the International Women's Day outside the United Nations offices in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women hold a banner as they take part in a protest marking the International Women's Day outside the United Nations offices in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A group of female traditional dancers take selfies at the backstage during International Women's Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A group of female traditional dancers take selfies at the backstage during International Women's Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A group of female traditional dancers take selfies at the backstage during International Women's Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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