28 Photos Of Women Rallying Around The Globe On International Women's Day

Witness the power of women's rage.
Women gather on the street on International Women's Day to rally for gender equality in Brussels on March 8, 2018.
Women gather on the street on International Women's Day to rally for gender equality in Brussels on March 8, 2018.
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Women took to the streets around the world on Thursday, International Women’s Day, to rally for gender equality.

From Germany and Argentina to South Korea and Russia, women demonstrated, chanted and rallied in support of feminist issues including pay equality and anti-sexual violence initiatives.

In Spain, feminist groups asked women to forgo household chores and spend no money for the day. In the Philippines, women took to the streets to protest their president, Rodrigo Duterte, who has publicly joked about gang rape and has bragged about being a womanizer.

Women’s anger was on full display on Thursday ― and it was a beautiful sight. Scroll down to see the power of women’s rage.

Milan, Italy
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Students take part in a rally, demonstrating against gender violence and calling for gender parity.
Seoul, South Korea
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South Korean demonstrators hold banners during a rally to mark International Women's Day as part of the country's #MeToo movement.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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A woman wears knickers as a mask during a demonstration on International Women's Day.
Kolkata, India
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Hindu nuns shout slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day.
Brussels, Belgium
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Women's rights activists shout during a street gathering.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Feminists take part in a rally for gender equality and against violence toward women.
Karachi, Pakistan
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Pakistani civil society activists carry placards as they march during a rally.
Old Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Women run during an event marking International Women's Day in Old Jeddah.
Mogadishu, Somalia
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Somali female activists, holding messages that read "Save Somali Women and children," gather to mark International Women's Day.
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Nepalese women take part in a rally to mark International Women's Day.
Nairobi, Kenya
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Members of Kenya Girl Guides take photos after attending a ceremony to mark International Women's Day.
Manila, Philippines
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Women join a protest march for International Women's Day.
Bucharest, Romania
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Women throw flowers on the steps of the Romanian Ministry of Interior during a protest on International Women's Day.
Bilbao, Spain
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Protesters form triangles with their hands during a demonstration for women's rights.
Ankara, Turkey
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Women sing and dance during a gathering to celebrate International Women's Day.
Islamabad, Pakistan
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Demonstrators hold banners and shout slogans during a rally.
Berlin, Germany
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Demonstrators march for women's rights near Hermannplatz square.
London, England
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Women's rights demonstrators hold placards during a rally in Russell Square.
Minsk, Belarus
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Women participate in the "Beauty Run" to mark International Women's Day.
Lisbon, Portugal
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A woman chants while marching in defense of gender and human rights from Praca Camoes to Assembleia da Republica (Portuguese Parliament).
Miramar, Florida, U.S.
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Laurie Woodward Garcia, center, joins other women on International Women's Day in front of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to ask for fair treatment and dignity for women who are called to the office.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Women from all walks of life hold a candlelight vigil on the Central Shaheed Minar premises just after midnight.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Women applaud at Tha Pae Gate during the annual International Women's Day event.
Belgrade, Serbia
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Demonstrators hold banners reading "Stop murdering women" during a march under the slogan "Death to fascism, freedom to the women."
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Indonesians hold placards during a rally, organized by several women's organizations, to commemorate International Women's Day.
Tbilisi, Georgia
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Supporters of Georgia's LGBTQ community hold the giant identity card of transgender Miranda Paghava, who is demanding the change of the gender on the card to female, during a rally to mark International Women's Day.
Kiev, Ukraine
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Costumed activists hold placards during a feminist march to mark International Women's Day.
London, England
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Women's rights demonstrators hold placards during a rally in Russell Square.

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