Celebrating International Women’s Day in Pictures

A girl with a Venus symbol on her face attends a protest during a one-day strike to defend women's rights on International Women's Day in Barcelona. LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters form triangles with their hands during a demonstration for women's rights in Bilbao, Spain on International Women's Day. REUTERS/Vincent West
McDonald's logo is turned upside down in honour of International Women's Day in Lynwood, Calif. McDonald's via REUTERS
A child dressed as a suffragette demonstrates during the March4Women event in central London. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
Meghan Markle greets well-wishers as she and Prince Harry celebrate International Women's Day in Birmingham. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Female members of a police commando group march during a ceremony on International Women's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
Bangladeshi boys hold placards during a demonstration to mark International Women's Day in Dhaka. AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad
Participants attend a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women's Day in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
A mock coffin is reflected in the glasses of an activist during a protest to mark International Women's Day at a memorial for women murder victims in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
Women run during an event marking International Women's Day in Old Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
Demonstrators attend a protest at Puerta del Sol square during a one-day strike to defend women's rights on International Women's Day in Madrid. OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP/Getty Images
Thousands of demonstrators protest male violence against women and demand equal labour opportunities at Paseo Sarasate Promenade in Pamplona, northern Spain. AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos
A "Pink Taxi" only for women takes a passenger on International Women's Day in Islamabad. AP Photo/B.K. Bangash
People wear masks depicting Qandeel Baloch, social media celebrity, who according to the police was strangled in what appeared to be an "honour killing" in 2016, as they take part in a Women's March in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
Women participate in the annual International Women's Day March in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images
Protesters march towards the Presidential Palace during a rally marking International Women's Day in Manila. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
A protest calling for a women's strike and demanding equality as International Women's Day starts in Madrid. Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images
Women's rights activists take part in a gathering in Brussels. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Young women light flares during the Women's March against Violence as part of International Women's day in Milan. MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators hold placards depicting famous women on the place de la Republique in Paris. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images
Woman march to celebrate International Women's Day in San Salvador. MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images
Women gather during a rally on International Women’s Day in Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
People attend a pro-women's rights rally in central London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Women's rights activists march in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
Protesters during a rally to mark International Women's Day, which largely turns out to be an anti-government event, in Manila. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
Demonstrators supporting the #MeToo movement stage a rally to mark International Women's Day in Seoul. AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
A women's rights activist during a celebration of Women's International Day in Quiapo city, metro Manila. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Pakistan students take part in rally to mark International Women's Day in Lahore. AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary
Women protesting during International Women's Day in Madrid. Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images
Women's rights activists shout during a gathering on International Women's Day in Brussels. REUTERS/Yves Herman