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In pictures: International Women's Day

People around the world rally against gender inequality and sexual discrimination.


In pictures: International Women's Day

People around the world are marking International Women's Day with rallies against gender inequality and sexual discrimination.

EPA A demonstration for equal rights for women was held in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka
Reuters A similar march was staged on the streets of Delhi, India
Reuters Hindu nuns took to the streets of Kolkata, India, to demand equality for women
AFP/Getty Images In Belarus, women took part in a "Beauty Run" in the snowy capital Minsk
AFP/Getty Images "Manolo, today you'll do your dinner yourself!!" chanted these protesters in Barcelona, Spain
AFP/Getty Images In Italy, people lit flares as they condemned violence against women during a march in Milan
Reuters In Pakistan, female members of police commandos showed their skills at their base in the capital Islamabad
AFP/Getty Images This woman performed kicks from Korean martial art taekwondo at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya
AFP/Getty Images Ball games on the snow? This sounded like a good idea for this women in Shenyang, China

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