Women lie on 9 de Julio Avenue to protest gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentine feminist groups and labor unions are protesting a court ruling that acquitted two men accused of sexually abusing and killing 16-year-old Lucia Perez.
A display of hundreds of red shoes spread as protest against violence toward women in Israel at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel. A nationwide strike in protest of violence against women commemorating the 24 victims of domestic violence with thousands of men and women calling on the government to take action against domestic abuse.
A phalanx of Turkish police officers in riot gear, right, block protesters during a rally in central Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue, the main shopping road of Istanbul to mark the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Protesters, mostly women, display placards during a rally ahead of the global action to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. The protesters also assailed the alleged sexual abuse committed by authorities against women in "exchange for life or liberty of their partners or their own" following the recent incident involving a police officer who allegedly raped the daughter of a couple arrested in the so-called war on drugs, in exchange for their freedom. The sign at center reads: Livelihood Not Killings! and at left reads: Rice and Roses Not Violence!
A woman with carries the Spanish word "Justice" during a march marking the International Day for the elimination of violence against women in Mexico City. The woman at right carries a sign referring to Abigail, a law student who was killed on Dec. 10, 2016.
A woman holds banners reading, ''I want to be free. I want to be alive'', left, and "I'm free'', at right, while protesting to male violence against women, in Pamplona, northern Spain during the International Day Against Male Violence.
Protesters, mostly women, display various placards calling to end violence towards women, and chant slogans during a rally in central Istanbul to mark the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
A woman shouts slogans in front a banner reading, ''Sexual violence is also based violence'' as people protest male violence against women, in Pamplona, northern Spain during the International Day Against Male Violence. Activists are marching in more than 40 cities and towns in Spain to mark the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
A woman burns a flare during a protest against sexism and gender violence in Madrid, Spain. Many thousands are expected to join rallies in various cities around the world to protest against sexist violence.
A woman wears black paint to protest femicides during a march marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Asuncion, Paraguay. According to officials, Paraguay has had 48 femicides reported this year.
American actress Ashley Judd gestures as she speaks during a conference about the violence of prostitution in Paris, France. She has become a symbol of the #metoo movement against sexual harassment, abuse and other wrongdoing by powerful men.
Protesters demonstrate while blocking the street outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage Thursday by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, in a case that has shocked Spain.
A topless woman with the Spanish message written on her back: "Fire to the patriarchy, morals and the state" confronts a police water cannon during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. Students marched to protest sexual abuse, sexism and to demand equal opportunities for woman in education.
Women march marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Mexico City. They are demanding justice in the face of the many missing and murder cases against women, that have not been resolved by Mexican authorities.
A woman shouts slogans as she marches with others during a protest against violence against women to commemorate the International Day against male violence in Madrid. The sign reads in Spanish: "Let's fly we are butterflies".
Mahila Congress activists shout slogans against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a demonstration to protest against alleged rising incidents of rape on minors and crime against women in the State, in Bhopal.