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Photos from International Women's Day

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Filipino women shout slogans as they are blocked by riot police near the Presidential Palace in Manila during a rally Thursday, March 8, 2007 to celebrate International Women's Day. Thousands of women march through the streets of Manila to denounce the recently signed Anti-Tterror Law by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo which allegedly will be 'a tool to further justify and aggravate the culture of impunity in the country.' (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Activists of Workers Women's Association chant slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day, Thursday, March 8, 2007 in Lahore, Pakistan. Thousands of women demonstrated in nation-wide rallies on International Women's Day, demanding freedom, equal rights and an end to discriminatory laws in this Muslim nation. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Palestinian women scuffle with an Israeli border police officer during a women's demonstration at the Kalandia checkpoint on the outskirts of the West Bank town of Ramallah Thursday, March 8, 2007. The protest was organized by Israeli and Palestinian women on the occasion of the International Women's Day. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

A member of a Croatian women's group argue with a policeman who stopped their march to mark International Women's Day in Zagreb March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Nikola Solic (CROATIA)

Women carry their baskets during a match at the climax of the International Women's Day celebration at Mnazi Mmoja grounds in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Emmanuel Kwitema (TANZANIA)

Activists take part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Islamabad March 8 2007. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

Backdropped by a section of Israel 's separation barrier, Palestinian women hold Palestinian flags as they march to take part in a women's demonstration at the Kalandia checkpoint on the outskirts of the West Bank town of Ramallah Thursday, March 8, 2007. The protest was organized by Israeli and Palestinian women on the occasion of the International Women's Day. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Abused women wear black masks as they protest during a rally to mark International Women's Day at Madrid's Puerta del Sol March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (SPAIN)

Women walk down a street during a procession for International Women's Day in Goma. Thousands of women have rallied at a protest against unpunished sexual assaults in the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo to mark International Women's Day.(AFP/File/Lionel Healing)

Women applauds during the International Women's Day celebration at La Moneda government palace in Santiago, Thursday, March 8, 2007. Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first female president, celebrated Women's Day by assuring that politics has changed for good as she nears the one-year mark of a term that has brought new opportunities for her countrywomen.(AP Photo/Santiago Llanquin)

Afghan women pray during a ceremony marking the International Women's Day in Kapisa province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 8, 2007. Perhaps nowhere else in the world do women more desperately need a day to celebrate their existence, but the reality of millions of women in this war-torn country is bleak. Roughly two out of five Afghan marriages are forced, while 45 percent of women are married by the age of 18, says the country's Ministry of Women's Affairs. (AP Photo/ Musadeq Sadeq)

Gang-rape victim Mukhtaran Mai, who has become a symbol of courage for women, expressed dissatisfaction over women's rights in Pakistan as the country marks International Women's Day.(AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)

Sudanese women attend a conference for International Women's Day in Khartoum. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights used International Women's Day on Thursday to highlight what she called "rampant" sexual violence against women in Sudan's Darfur region.(AFP/Isam al-Haj)

Women shout slogans protesting for women's rights in front of the government palace during celebrations for International Women's Day in Lima March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU)

A blindfolded woman takes part in a march by thousands through the streets of Oaxaca to mark International Women's Day March 8, 2007. Members of the APPO (Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca) and teachers unions joined the demonstration. REUTERS/Str (MEXICO)

Mayan women take part in an International Women's Day march in Guatemala City March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA)

Andean women weave at a park before a rally to mark the International Women's Day in Cuzco, Peru, Thursday, March 8, 2007. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

A Sri Lankan woman takes part in a protest action asking the government to bring an end to ongoing abductions and aribitary killings to mark International Women's Day in Colombo. Top UN officials led global calls to end violence against women and girls Thursday as they marked International Women's Day.(AFP/Sanka Vidanagama)

Women demonstrate to commemorate Women's day in the Taksim neighborhood of Istanbul. Top UN officials led global calls to end violence against women and girls Thursday as they marked International Women's Day.(AFP/Hocine Zaourar)

Women dance in the street during a procession to celebrate the International Women's Day, in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Top UN officials led global calls to end violence against women and girls Thursday as they marked International Women's Day.(AFP/Lionel Healing)

Indian women take part in a protest demanding up to 33 percent reservation for women in parliament and also the upliftment of women's rights, in New Delhi. Top UN officials led global calls to end violence against women and girls Thursday as they marked International Women's Day.(AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

Thousand of women and members of social organizations take part in a march to mark International Women's Day in Mexico City March 8, 2007. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar (MEXICO)

Women march in downtown streets during celebrations for International Woman's Day in Lima, March 8,2007. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU)

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