• “A Day Without a Woman” march in New York. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson
    “A Day Without a Woman” march in New York. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson
  • Joy and peace thrive at a rally in the Kurdish-dominated city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photo: Reuters/Sertac Kayar
    Joy and peace thrive at a rally in the Kurdish-dominated city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photo: Reuters/Sertac Kayar
  • Demonstrators at a rally in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Reuters/Andres Stapff
    Demonstrators at a rally in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Reuters/Andres Stapff
  • Say it loud for gender equality and against violence in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko
    Say it loud for gender equality and against violence in Ukraine. Photo: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko
  • Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the Daughters of the Vote event, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
    Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the Daughters of the Vote event, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
  • A silent statement in front of the government house in Santiago, Chile. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Vera
    A silent statement in front of the government house in Santiago, Chile. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Vera
  • Snapping a selfie in Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Reuters/Rafael Marchante
    Snapping a selfie in Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Reuters/Rafael Marchante
  • On the march in a New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuter/Adnan Abidi
    On the march in a New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuter/Adnan Abidi
  • An activist holds a cross with the name of slain environmental rights activist Berta Caceres in San Jose, Costa Rica. Photo: Reuters/Juan Carlos Ulate
    An activist holds a cross with the name of slain environmental rights activist Berta Caceres in San Jose, Costa Rica. Photo: Reuters/Juan Carlos Ulate
  • The sign says, “Is for the life of women,” at a rally in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Photo: Reuters/Pilar Olivares
    The sign says, “Is for the life of women,” at a rally in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Reuters/Pilar Olivares
  • Close to the heart. A demonstrator in a march with her baby in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters/Nacho Doce
    Close to the heart. A demonstrator in a march with her baby in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters/Nacho Doce
  • “A Day Without a Woman” anti-Trump protest in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
    “A Day Without a Woman” anti-Trump protest in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
  • Traditional dancers put on make up in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte
    Traditional dancers put on make up in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte
  • Women shout slogans during a protest in Warsaw, Poland. Photo: Agencja Gazeta/Kuba Atys via Reuters
    Women shout slogans during a protest in Warsaw, Poland. Photo: Agencja Gazeta/Kuba Atys via Reuters
  • “A Day Without a Woman” march in New York. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson
    “A Day Without a Woman” march in New York. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson
  • No doubt. Women protest outside the UN in Sanaa, Yemen. Photo: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah
    No doubt. Women protest outside the UN in Sanaa, Yemen. Photo: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah

In Pictures: Be bold for change

Woman around the world took part in many and varied celebrations to mark International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017 7:00 PM (UTC+8)
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