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PHOTO GALLERY : International Women's Day rallies for equality and against violence around the globe


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Yazidi's women attend a ceremony at Lilash Temple to commemorate the death of women who were killed by Islamic State militants, during the International Women Day, in Shikhan north of Iraq March 8, 2019.
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Female demonstrator, tp center, holds a banner reading ''Smoking kills. Male chauvinism also'' during the International Women's Day in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, March 8, 2019
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Female members of the European Parliament and their staff hold a banner reading "We are on strike" as they protest at the main entrance of the European parliament to mark International Women's Day in Brussels on March 8, 2019
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A woman holds a banner that reads: "Justice for Marija Lukic" during a march marking International Women's Day in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, March 8, 2019.
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Activists take part in a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev, Ukraine March 8, 2019.
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Women hold a banner reading "How to get rid of a rape, judges?" in front of Bucharest's Court in Bucharest, March 8, 2019
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A participant attends a rally, held to support women's rights and to protest against violence towards women, in Saint Petersburg, Russia March 8, 2019
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A Yazidi woman lights candles during a ceremony at Lilash Temple to commemorate the death of women who were killed by Islamic State militants, during the International Women Day, in Shikhan north of Iraq March 8, 2019.
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A woman, holds a flier reading "no-one less" and "Income, self-determination or exploitation?" during a demonstration in front of the Italian Health Ministry, to mark the International Women's Day, in Rome, Friday, March 8, 2019.
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Women march as they shout slogans during the International Women's Day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, March 8, 2019.
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Women take part in a protest on the occasion of International Women's Day in the Turkish capital Ankara, on March 8, 2019.
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Women hold a placard reading "Women's rights are human rights" as female members of the European Parliament and their staff protest at the main entrance of the European parliament to mark International Women's Day in Brussels on March 8, 2019
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, Cameroonian activist Aissa Doumara Ngatansou, center and Brigitte Macron pose at the end of the Simone Veil prize presentation, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, March 8, 2019
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Women activists dance as they mark International Women's Day in Manila, Philippines on Friday, March 8, 2019.
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Female soldiers of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) distribute flowers to women during the International Women's Day near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, March 8, 2019.
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Kenyan women shout slogans during a march to mark International Women's Day in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday March 8, 2019.
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Pakistani civil society activists carry placard and shout slogans during a rally for women rights on International Women's Day in Lahore on March 8, 2019.
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Tribal women in their traditional attire participate in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Kolkata, India, Friday, March 8, 2019.
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People hold up banners as thousands march to mark International Women's Day in Melbourne on March 8, 2019.
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Bangladeshi women take part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Dhaka on March 8, 2019.
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Women protest in Istanbul, Friday, March 8, 2019, against the imprisonment of women and children in Syrian penitentiaries. Hundreds of demonstrators, some of them with hands bound symbolising captivity, called for the release of the women and children during the event which coincided with International Women's Day.
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Young women shout slogans as they take part in a march in central Athens on March 8, 2019 during a women's strike to mark the International Women's Day.
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Pakistani civil society activists carry placards and shout slogans during a rally for women rights on International Women's Day in Lahore on March 8, 2019.
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From Asia to Africa to Europe, thousands mark the International Women's day demanding gender equality and an end to all forms of violence against women

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