Women's rights

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 - 4:09 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 - 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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Protesters shout slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of women activists in pink and purple shirts protested against President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines on Thursday, as marches and demonstrations in Asia kicked off International Women’s Day. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2018 - 2:01 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Protests against the Philippine president, a surging #MeToo movement in South Korea and a call by Myanmar's female leader for women to use their strength marked International Women's Day on Thursday, as marches and demonstrations kicked off around the world. Hundreds of...
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March 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower will light up to honor women's rights and promote the French equivalent of the Time's Up movement. The message "Maintenant On Agit" ("Now We Act") will be displayed all Wednesday evening on the Parisian monument ahead of International Women's Day on Thursday. In a...
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Some 2,000 women march through downtown in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, March 4, 2018 in the annual feminist "Manifa" march held to mark International Women's Day and campaign for women's rights. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 04, 2018 - 1:14 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Some 2,000 women with colorful banners have walked through Poland's capital city for an annual Women's Day march in defense of women's rights, including unrestricted right to abortion. The 19th Warsaw "Manifa" march on Sunday focused on Poland's strict anti-abortion law. It...
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Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses after being awarded the Cesar of Honor during the 43rd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris, Friday, March 2, 2018. France's movie industry holds its annual awards ceremony, with many stars at the Cesar Awards planning to wear a white ribbon to protest sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 02, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — The French film world may be having its #MeToo moment. One after another, stars showed up at the industry's top awards show Friday wearing a white ribbon in a protest against sexual misconduct. Throughout the Cesar Awards ceremony, presenters and winners referenced the movement that...
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Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses after being awarded the Cesar of Honor during the 43rd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris, Friday, March 2, 2018. France's movie industry holds its annual awards ceremony, with many stars at the Cesar Awards planning to wear a white ribbon to protest sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 02, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PARIS (AP) — The French film world may be having its #MeToo moment. One after another, stars showed up at the industry's top awards show Friday wearing a white ribbon in a protest against sexual misconduct. Throughout the Cesar Awards ceremony, presenters and winners referenced the movement that...
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Actress Penelope Cruz arrives at the 43rd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris, Friday, March 2, 2018. France's movie industry holds its annual awards ceremony, with many stars at the Cesar Awards planning to wear a white ribbon to protest sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 02, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — The French film world may be having its #MeToo moment. One after another, stars showed up at the industry's top awards show Friday wearing a white ribbon in a protest against sexual misconduct. Throughout the Cesar Awards ceremony, presenters referenced the movement that has campaigned...
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A model wear a creation for Christian Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Feb.27, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 27, 2018 - 4:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — The subzero temperatures didn't dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with dark 80s atmospherics at Saint Laurent and a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior. Here are some of Tuesday's highlights at the fall-winter 2018 fashion shows: FLOWER POWER AT DIOR Gabriella...
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A model wear a creation for Christian Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Feb.27, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 27, 2018 - 12:31 pm
PARIS (AP) — The subzero temperatures didn't dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with the flavors of Morocco from designer Simon Porte Jacquemus and kicked into higher gear with a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior. Here are some of Tuesday's highlights at the fashion shows...
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