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Literally Just Lots Of Inspiring Pictures Of International Women's Day Being Marked Around The World

Marches, rallies, and protests for women's rights are taking place across the globe.

Last updated on March 8, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. ET

Posted on March 8, 2018, at 7:10 a.m. ET


Efrem Lukatsky / AP

A woman holds balloons and a poster marking International Women's Day in central Kiev.


A.m. Ahad / AP

Masked women attend an International Women's Day rally in Dhaka.


Manish Swarup / AP

Women march in New Delhi to highlight domestic violence, sexual assault, and pay discrimination.


B.k. Banagsh / AP

Teachers who are paid on a daily basis attend a protest rally demanding permanent jobs and better salaries in Islamabad.

South Korea

Ahn Young-joon / AP

Demonstrators supporting the #MeToo movement stage a rally in Seoul.


Heng Sinith / AP

Activists from the Boeung Chhuk community release balloons on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to mark International Women's Day, which coincides with the 10th anniversary of their forced eviction.


Mark Schiefelbein / AP

Delegates hold bouquets as they arrive for a plenary session of the Chinese parliament at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

El Salvador

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A woman touches a memorial plate as she takes part in a protest in commemoration of women murdered in El Salvador.


Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

Women in Minsk pose for a selfie after taking part in the so-called "Beauty Run", staged on International Women's Day.


Bullit Marquez / AP

Women march in Manila as part of a rally against President Rodrigo Duterte on International Women's Day.


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A woman taking part in a strike called to defend women's rights hugs a store worker in Madrid.


David Mdzinarishvili / Reuters

A women's right activists march in Tbilisi.


Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

A woman carries a placard that says "Increase women's education, and end violence against women" at a rally in Kathmandu.


Rahmat Gul / AP

Afghanistan's Chief Executive, Abdullah Abdullah, lower center, prays during an event marking International Women's Day, in Kabul.


Burhan Ozbilici / AP

A woman holds a placard with images of imprisoned pro-Kurdish lawmakers Figen Yuksekdag, left, and Selma Irmak as Turkish women sing and dance during a gathering to celebrate International Women's Day in Ankara.