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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: New York City's "Fearless Girl" statue, a tourist attraction for the last year, is donning a new outfit Thursday: a cape of blue flowers. The cape, courtesy of retailer Old Navy, is part of the worldwide events for International Women's Day. Meanwhile, a...
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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 - 11:36 am
The Latest on International Women's Day: ___ McDonald's has temporarily flipped its famous Golden Arches to look like a "W'' — a move it says it made to recognize International Women's Day. The upside-down logo appeared Thursday on the fast-food giant's website and social media accounts. It also...
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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 - 11:00 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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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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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 - 3:24 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Hundreds of women have held street plays and marched in the Indian capital to highlight domestic violence, sexual attacks and discrimination in jobs and wages on International Women's Day. They carried...
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This video grab provided by TV Rain on Friday, March 2, 2018, shows Daria Zhuk, a producer at the TV station Dozhd, who recorded a video message to Slutsky, accusing him of using vulgar language and trying to touch and kiss her at the station's studio in 2014, records her video message in Moscow, Russia. Six months after the #MeToo movement took off in the United States, accusations of sexual misconduct against prominent Russian lawmaker Leonid Slutsky have rocked the Russian parliament. (TV RAIN via AP)
March 07, 2018 - 12:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of Russia's parliament, faced with rising complaints of sexual harassment by a prominent member of the chamber, on Wednesday bluntly dismissed the issue, saying "Do you feel in danger working at the Duma? If so, then get another job." Vyacheslav Volodin's comment came...
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March 06, 2018 - 4:58 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge says Idaho can't bar transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates. In a ruling issued Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale said the rules by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare violated the Equal Protection Clause of the...
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