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'Now we act': Women stand together for equality on International Women's Day
Women around the world rallied to mark International Women's Day, drawing attention the Time's Up and #MeToo movements.
Women's rights demonstrators hold placards during a rally in Russell Square on International Women's Day on March 8, 2018.
International Women's Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women's Rights and International Peace.
Wall Street's "Fearless Girl" statue is draped with a bouquet of flowers. The statue, which has been a New York City tourist attraction since it was installed to mark International Women's Day one year ago, is staying put for now while city officials figure out where it's going next to spread its message of female empowerment.
Italian actress Asia Argento, left, along with U.S. actress Rose McGowan, center, who both accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, and Italian showgirl Miriana Trevisan, right, take part in a march organised by 'Non Una Di Meno' (Me too) movement.
'Non Una Di Meno', which translates as Not One (Woman) Less, is the equivalent of the movement that grew out of the Harvey Weinstein-spurred sexual harassment and rape revelations.
Members of the Kenya Girl Guides attend an International Women's day ceremony in Kawangware slum.
Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi.
The Eiffel Tower displays the the social media hashtag #MaintenantOnAgit, meaning "Now we act," as part of an anti-violence campaign.
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