A Day Without a Woman: Protests, rallies held across the world to promote women's rights

'Day Without a Woman' protest in the United States was put together by organizers of the women's marches that drew more than 1 million people the day after Republican President Donald Trump was sworn in.

FP Staff March 09, 2017 13:16:24 IST
A Day Without a Woman: Protests, rallies held across the world to promote women's rights
A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Paraguayan social activists protest in front of the Health Ministry to demand the end of violence against women and better health care for women, as the world celebrates "International Women's Day" in Asuncion, Paraguay, 8 March 2017. Poster reads: "Stop violence against women." Reuters

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Breanna Ramirez, 30, participates in the International Women's Day "Day Without a Women" anti-Trump protest in Los Angeles, California, US. Reuters

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

'Day Without a Woman' protest in the United States was put together by organizers of the women's marches that drew more than 1 million people the day after Republican President Donald Trump was sworn in. Reuters

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Paraguayan social activists protest marching in front of the Health Ministry in Asuncion, Paraguay. Reuters

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Inmate Ahmed, centre, and other women chant along during a rally at Washington Square Park, part of International Women's Day Strike NYC, on Wednesday in New York. The group is a coalition of dozens of grassroots groups and labor organizations. AP

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

A woman carries a sign showing images of US President Donald Trump, top right, and Bolivia's President Evo Morales, centre, over the Spanish words: "Macho stalker" during a protest against violence against women in La Paz, Bolivia on Wednesday. AP

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Women paint the shields of police standing guard in front of the Attorney General building during an International Women's Day demonstration in Quito, Ecuador. Many women demonstrated by staying home from work, joining rallies or wearing red on Wednesday. AP

A Day Without a Woman Protests rallies held across the world to promote womens rights

Women hold a banner along with others waving Palestinian flags as they gathered at the edge of Washington Square park in New York. AP

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