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Women stand on the roof of a bus stop shouting slogans in favor feminist movements and against racism during a protest march where protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, in Santiago, Chile.

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A woman shout slogans in favor feminist movements and against racism during a protest march where hundreds of protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, in Santiago, Chile.

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Women dance during a march in favor feminist movements and against racism where protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, Santiago, Chile. The event took place under the auspices of International Day of Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women.

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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.

AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta

Members of the feminist protest group Pussy Riot pose for a photo in front of a police station after been released in Moscow, Russia.

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Swati Maliwal, Chairperson, DCW

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Madhu Kishwar, Right-wing academic and writer

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Kavita Krishnan, Secretary, AIPWA

Photograph by Sanjay Rawat

Flavia Agnes, a feminist lawyer and legal activist

Photograph by Apoorva Salkade

Urvashi Butalia is a feminist and publisher, Zubaan

feminist writer and social activist Gloria Steinem

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File Photo: Noted academic and a leading figure of India's women's movement, Dr Vina Mazumdar, died early today after a brief illness. 86-year old Mazumdar was suffering from a tumour in her lungs.

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Coverage blues A protester of Ukrainian feminist group Femen is held in Brussels. “The bare breast, which would normally objectify women, becomes a weapon for Femen.” Alice Schwarzer, editor of German feminist magazine Emma, quoted in Der Spiegel

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Feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova show the court's verdict as they sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia. A judge found three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism in a case that has drawn widespread international condemnation as an emblem of Russia's intolerance of dissent.

AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel

A member of the Ukrainian feminist group 'FEMEN' saws down a cross erected in honor of victims of political repression, as others help pull it to the ground, in protest against the Moscow trial of Russian punk group Pussy Riot, in Kiev, Ukraine.

AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov