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International Women's Day Around the World
From Mexico to India, people around the globe are celebrating the lives and achievements of women.
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PETIT GOAVE, HAITI - MARCH 08: Haitian women march to celebrate United Nations International Women's Day on March 8, 2012 in Petit Goave, Haiti. Marching under a banner reading "Haitian Women Hand in Hand for a Better Tomorrow", the parade was one of numerous events in the town which was sponsored by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the German Red Cross and local woman's groups and looked to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MARCH 8: A Turkish policewoman stands guard during a World Women's Day march on March 8, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Women gathered in Istanbul under heavy police presence for the Women's day, following Sunday's forceful break up of a demonstration by police, marching along the Istiklal promenade to Taksim square, the main square of Istanbul. (Photo by Yoray Liberman/Getty Images)
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Filipino protesters clash with police as the former try to march closer to the US Embassy in Manila to commemorate International Women's Day Friday March 8, 2013 in the Philippines. Thousands of Filipinos commemorate Women's Day with calls to stop violence against women and children. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08: Sydney woman Jackie Frank of Marie Claire scales the Sydney Harbour Bridge as women around the world meet together on bridges to mark International Women's Day, at Sydney Harbour on March 8, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. Australian women also simulatenously walked across the Sydney landmark as women across the world met to wish for peace and development for women in war torn countries across. Zainab Salbi will meet with Hillary Clinton on the bridge between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and UK PM Gordon Brown's wife will meet with the wife of David Cameron, Leader of the Opposition, on London's Millenium Bridge in the gesture taking place on over 100 bridges worldwide. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 07: Davina McCall (L) attends the Royal College Of Nursing dinner in aid of the White Ribbon Alliance's International Women's Day at Royal College Of Nurses on March 7, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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PETIT GOAVE, HAITI - MARCH 08: Haitian women march to celebrate United Nations International Women's Day on March 8, 2012 in Petit Goave, Haiti. Marching under a banner reading "Haitian Women Hand in Hand for a Better Tomorrow", the parade was one of numerous events in the town which looked to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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British television presenter Alesha Dixon leads people holding banners during a demonstration against domestic violence near Big Ben in the lead up to Friday's International Women's Day, London, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Avon, Refuge and Women's Aid are launching a new campaign called 'Speaking Out In Her Name' to raise awareness of domestic violence. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MARCH 8: Turkish women shout slogans during a World Women's Day march on March 8, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Women gathered in Istanbul under heavy police presence for the Women's day, following Sunday's forceful break up of a demonstration by police, marching along the Istiklal promenade to Taksim square, the main square of Istanbul. (Photo by Yoray Liberman/Getty Images)
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An Indian woman worker pushes a handcart loaded with bricks at a brick factory on International Women's Day on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, March 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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A Pakistani woman and her daughters wash their laundry at a water reservoir on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Pakistan will mark the International day for women with other nations on Friday, March 8. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Cambodian riot policemen block protesters from Boeung Kak lake villager, during a protest rally to mark the World Women Day, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, March. 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters from Boeung Kok lake on Friday staged a rally to demand the release a villager Yoam Bopha, who was arrested by local authorities after she protested over compensation for loss of her house due to a new luxury housing development. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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CHICAGO - MARCH 8: Two women carry a banner as they march along a street for International Women's Day March 8, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Women and their supporters participated in a rally and march as part of International Women's Day. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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PETIT GOAVE, HAITI - MARCH 08: Haitian women march to celebrate United Nations International Women's Day on March 8, 2012 in Petit Goave, Haiti. Marching under a banner reading "Haitian Women Hand in Hand for a Better Tomorrow", the parade was one of numerous events in the town which was sponsored by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the German Red Cross and local woman's groups and looked to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 women are reflected in a mirror as they attend a training session of the Boxgirls Berlin. The Boxgirls Berlin are part of the Boxgirls International organization that supports women and girls using boxing programs as a catalyst for social change in their cities with the slogan 'Strong Girls, Save Communities' and supporting the women and girls empowerment. Friday March 8, 2013 marks the international women's day. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2013 photo, Nepalese climbers, from left, Maya Gurung, Nimdoma Sherpa, Chunu Shrestha, Pema Dikki, Asha Singh, Shailee Basnet and Pujan Acharya pose for photographs in Katmandu, Nepal. Aiming to change the all-male image of mountaineering in the country, a group of Nepalese women have embarked on a mission to climb the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents. The women, aged between 21 and 32, have already climbed Everest in Asia, Kosciuszko in Australia and Elbrus in Europe and are preparing next week to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa to mark International Women's Day. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
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402071 02: Women march during a demonstration to commemorate International Womens Day March 8, 2002 in Guatemala City. Women in this traditional Central American nation, where "macho" attitudes prevail, complain of suffering extreme discrimination and abuse both in the workplace and at home, with women from the countrys historically oppressed Maya Indian ethnic groups suffering what they refer to as "double" discrimination. (Photo By Andrea Nieto/Getty Images)

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Women walk through a crafts and flowers market set up ahead of the International Womens Day March 8 in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, on Thursday, March 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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CHICAGO - MARCH 8: A marcher displays her "Women Want Peace" sign during a rally for International Women's Day March 8, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Women and their supporters participated in a rally and march as part of International Women's Day. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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International Women's Day Around the World

From Mexico to India, people around the globe are celebrating the lives and achievements of women.

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