Abuse of women

A demonstrator shouts using a megaphone participates on a march to commemorate International Women's Day, in capital Pristina, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
March 08, 2018 - 10:21 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Hundreds of women have protested in Kosovo's capital to commemorate International Women's Day. Some posters held up during the demonstration in Pristina said "We march, we do not celebrate" and "Job for...
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People take part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 08, 2018 - 10:10 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 11 p.m. Three current and former French ministers have performed in a play about women's sexual experiences amid the French government's push to highlight gender inequality. The state secretary for women's rights...
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Thousands of demonstrators protest male violence against women and demanding an equality labour opportunities at the Paseo Sarasate Promenade, during the female general strike to commemorate International Women's Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
March 08, 2018 - 9:14 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were...
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People take part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 08, 2018 - 8:39 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Hundreds of women have marched in Pakistan's capital and elsewhere on International Women's Day, demanding more rights and denouncing harassment, which is common at homes and in work places. Chanting...
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Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends an Amnesty International picket against sexual harassment holding a placard reading "Deputies (lawmakers), we don't want you!" in front of the Russian State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Sobchak held her demonstration on Thursday, International Women's Day which is observed as a public holiday in Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 9:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says on International Women's Day that while much has been achieved, the struggle for more equality for women in Germany and worldwide must continue. Merkel, considered...
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Meghan Markle talks to school children as she arrives with her fiance Britain's Prince Harry to take part in an event for young women as part of International Women's Day in Birmingham, central England Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 08, 2018 - 7:11 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were staging...
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Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends an Amnesty International picket against sexual harassment holding a placard reading "Deputies (lawmakers), we don't want you!" in front of the Russian State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Sobchak held her demonstration on Thursday, International Women's Day which is observed as a public holiday in Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 08, 2018 - 6:16 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 7:15 p.m. U.S. national soccer team striker Alex Morgan and Brazil forward Marta are among the players chosen for the FIFPro Women's World XI. The team was announced Thursday to coincide with International Women's...
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Russian TV host and presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak attends an Amnesty International picket against sexual harassment holding a placard reading "Deputies (lawmakers), we don't want you!" in front of the Russian State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Sobchak held her demonstration on Thursday, International Women's Day which is observed as a public holiday in Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 08, 2018 - 6:11 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Opposition presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak has conducted a solo picket outside the lower house of the Russian parliament to demand the resignation of a prominent lawmaker whom several female...
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Indian women shout slogans during a march to observe International Women's Day in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Hundreds of women held street plays and march in the Indian capital highlighting domestic violence, sexual attacks and discrimination in jobs and wages against them. Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted by the government. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
March 08, 2018 - 5:24 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In Manila, they decried the president as a violator of women's rights. In Seoul, the surging #MeToo movement took to the streets. In India, where endemic violence against women has only recently become part of the public conversation, they marched toward Parliament loudly...
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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark International Women's Day at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
March 08, 2018 - 5:05 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 4 p.m. During Taliban rule many would have been afraid to leave their homes, but hundreds of women gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday to commemorate International Women's Day — and to remind their...
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