International Women's Day

Posted : 2021-03-09 15:18 Updated : 2021-03-09 15:18
Kurdish Syrian women take part in Women's Day celebration in the Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli on March 6, 2021. AFP

Sahrawi women take part in a parade at the Awserd refugee camp in Tindouf, Algeria February 27, 2021. Picture taken February 27, 2021. REUTER

Sahrawi women soldiers carry their weapons and they parade at the Awserd refugee camp in Tindouf, Algeria February 27, 2021. Picture taken February 27, 2021. REUTERS

Women from the Kenyan Maasai tribe participate alongside their husbands in a rite of passage to mark the transition of an age-set to cultural junior elder from Moran (Maasai for warrior age-set), at a manyatta or traditional homestead built specifically for the ceremony, near Lemek town, within the Masai-Mara National Reserve ecosystem, in Narok county, on February 27, 2021. AFP

A woman participate in a march to commemorate International Women's Day in Montevideo, Uruguay,Monday, March 8, 2021. AP

A woman looks at paintings on a wall during a protest for the elimination of violence against women, outside the Investigation Office of Cuauhtemoc Mayor's Office in Mexico City, on March 2, 2021. AFP

Girls show henna tattoos drawn on their hands by Palestinian henna tattoo artist Samah Sidr at her henna tattoo shop in the West Bank city of Hebron, 07 March 2021, ahead of Women's International day which is celebrated globally on 08 March. EPA

Kurdish Syrian women take part in Women's Day celebration in the Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli on March 6, 2021. AFP

Palestinian women looks for their names on the electoral roll at a school in Gaza City on March 3, 2021, ahead of the first Palestinian elections in 15 years. AFP

Afghan women attend an event to mark International Women's Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 7, 2021. AP

A labourer works at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Amritsar on March 7, 2021, on the eve of the International Women's Day. AFP

Women perform as they take part in a march demanding an end to violence against women and femicide in the country, ahead of an International Women's Day protest, in San Salvador, El Salvador March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Women carry sacks on their head in Mumbai on March 7, 2021, on the eve of International Women's Day. AFP

A demonstrator wearing a face shield to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), takes part in a protest against femicide and violence against women, in Istanbul, Turkey March 5, 2021. REUTERS

A woman holds a support banner from a window as protesters march to mark International Women's Day in Istanbul, Monday, March 8, 2021.Thousands of people joined the march to denounce violence against women in Turkey, where more than 400 women were killed last year. The demonstrators are demanding strong measures to stop attacks on women by former partners or family members as well as government commitment to a European treaty on combatting violence against women. AP

Women put on their masks while another takes a selfie prior to a march for International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile, on Monday, March 8, 2021. AP

The Spanish message "Alive and free" covers the torso of a woman shouting slogans against police during a protest marking International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile, Monday, March 8, 2021. AP

A fire breather burns a poster with the word "Patriarchy" during a march commemorating Women's International Day in Asuncion, Paraguay, Monday, March 8, 2021. AP

People carry burning mannequins during a protest on International Women's Day, in Mexico City, Mexico, March 8, 2021. REUTERS

A woman kicks police officers' shields during a protest outside the National Palace to mark International Women's Day in Mexico City, Mexico, March 8, 2021. REUTERS

Women demonstrators protest during International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile, Monday, March 8, 2021. AP