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People across the globe celebrate International Women’s Day

Updated : 2019-03-08 15:32:24

Here are images showing people from all corners of the planet observing the International Women's Day in the form of both celebrations and protests.

Women sing and dance during a march to celebrate International Women's Day in New Delhi. Hundreds of women held street plays and march in the capital highlighting domestic violence, sexual attacks and discrimination in jobs and wages against them. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Women sing and dance during a march to celebrate International Women's Day in New Delhi. Hundreds of women held street plays and march in the capital highlighting domestic violence, sexual attacks and discrimination in jobs and wages against them. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions attend during a rally to mark the International Women's Day in downtown Seoul, South Korea. More than a thousand people attended at a rally demanding better working condition for women workers and gender equality. The banners read
Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions attend during a rally to mark the International Women's Day in downtown Seoul, South Korea. More than a thousand people attended at a rally demanding better working condition for women workers and gender equality. The banners read "Gender equality." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
An elderly woman smells the flowers at a street market on the eve of the International Women's Day in Minsk, Belarus. International Women's Day on March 8 is an official holiday in Belarus, where men traditionally give flowers and gifts to female relatives, friends and colleagues. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
An elderly woman smells the flowers at a street market on the eve of the International Women's Day in Minsk, Belarus. International Women's Day on March 8 is an official holiday in Belarus, where men traditionally give flowers and gifts to female relatives, friends and colleagues. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
In this undated photo provided by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, soldiers and ballerinas pose for pictures during a photoshoot in Yekaterinburg, Russia, to mark International Women's Day. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
In this undated photo provided by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, soldiers and ballerinas pose for pictures during a photoshoot in Yekaterinburg, Russia, to mark International Women's Day. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
Women activists topple an effigy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as they mark International Women's Day during a rally near the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. The group criticized Duterte, opposed martial law in Mindanao and called for equal rights. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Women activists topple an effigy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as they mark International Women's Day during a rally near the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. The group criticized Duterte, opposed martial law in Mindanao and called for equal rights. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Women activists shout slogans as they mark International Women's Day during a rally near the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Women activists shout slogans as they mark International Women's Day during a rally near the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Women bang pots and pans during a protest at the start of a nationwide feminist strike on International Women's Day at Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid, Spain. (REUTERS/Susana Vera)
Women bang pots and pans during a protest at the start of a nationwide feminist strike on International Women's Day at Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid, Spain. (REUTERS/Susana Vera)
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