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Students perform ‘Mohiniyattam’ to participate in a procession as part of Kerala State School Youth Festival, in Kannur.

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Members of Dawoodi Bohra community sweeping a road during an event organised as part of Swachha Bharat Abhiyan, in Surat.

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A child siting with puppets in Bagore-ki-Haveli in Udaipur, in Rajasthan.

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Girls in traditional attire dance around a bonfire during Lohri celebration, in Jammu.

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School children perform yoga at a week-long yoga session organised by Ahmedabad Municipal School Board at Sabarmati River Front, in Ahmedabad.

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Muslim women take selfie at Takht Harmandir Sahib during celebration of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, in Patna.

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A girl touches the glasses of an illuminated snowman in Nyiregyhaza, 245 kms east of Budapest, Hungary.

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A Lebanese woman paints a Santa Claus on the face of a Muslim girl during a Christmas event inside a church, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.

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Girls wear mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally supporting the demonetization move, in Jammu.

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Girls show banned currency notes of 500 and 1000 at the railway station, in Allahabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares a selfie moment with Devanshi who had won a local chess tournament and had expressed a desire to meet Prime Minister, in Naya Raipur.

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Village girls applying tilak on the foreheads of Border Security Force (BSF) jawans guarding the Indo-Bangladesh border on the ocassion of 'Bhai Phonta' or' Bhai Dooj' celebrations near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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Girls perform at Haryana Swarna Jayanti Utsav, in Gurgaon.

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A girl plays with firecrackers during Diwali festival in New Delhi.

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Girls taking selfie after participating in 'blind walk' organised to mark World Sight Day, in New Delhi.

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Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, left, welcomes some of the freed Chibok school girls at the state House in Abuja, Nigeria. Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap for detained leaders of the Islamic extremist group — the first release since nearly 300 girls were taken captive in a case that provoked international outrage.

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A girl dressed up as Lord Hanuman performs Ramayan Path during the first day of Navaratri festival at Prachin Rammamndir Chutia, in Ranchi.

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Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after distribution Kanya Vidya Dhan cheques in Lucknow. Also in picture is CM's wife and MP Dimple Yadav.

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Girls with their faces painted in tri-colours smile ahead of Independence Day celebration, in Bhopal.

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A student reacts after swallowing a deworming pill at a school in Hyderabad. Millions of Indian children are taking part in the massive national deworming campaign that aims to prevent parasitic worms from infecting bodies and impairing mental and physical development of children.

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Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, chats with panelists on stage at a benefit lunch for Girls Inc., a nonprofit organisation whose mission is giving confidence to girls, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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School girls wade through the water logged street after heavy rains in Mirzapur, UP.

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U.S first lady Michelle Obama, actor and advocate for girls’ education Meryl Streep and actor Freida Pinto participate in a conversation with adolescent girls in Marrakech, Morocco. U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was visiting Morocco to promote for the “Let Girls Learn” in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level.

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Girls pray' for World Peace & Prosperity at their school on completion of fast on 19th day of Holy Ramadan at Jodhpur.

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Girls throw powdered paint during the Festival of Colours in Moscow. The festival, which is mainly celebrated during the Hindu spring festival Holi in some regions of India and Nepal, has become popular among people in other communities including Russia.

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Girls protect themselves from scorching heat in Mathura.

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Alaysia Carr, 9, spins around as she dances under a fountain-like spray of water coming from a busted open fire hydrant as dozens of neighborhood children and families flock to cool off as the temperature rose to 88 degrees at the intersection of E. Holbrook and Martin Luther King Avenues on the northside of Flint, Mich.

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A woman shouts holding a banner that reads in Portuguese "We're all bleeding" as she protests the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro. The assault last Saturday came to light after several men joked about the attack online, posting graphic photos and videos of the unconscious, naked teen on Twitter.

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A girl drinks water from an irrigation tube, on a hot summer afternoon on the outskirts of Jammu, J&K.

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Girls walk holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain in Gauhati, Assam.

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A girl wearing her school uniform pulls a rope attached to a bucket as she tries to draw water after a tanker emptied water into a dried up well at Umber Maal village in Thane district in Maharashtra.

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Deaf girls dancing during Silver Jubilee of Pranay Milan Samelan organised by All India Foundation of Deaf Women to celebrate the success of the matrimonial service for deaf people, at New Delhi.

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Congress activists staging their 'Hallabol' protest with more than three lakh bangles at the residence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal, against increasing incidents of atrocities on women and girls.

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A mother waits with a small girl dressed up as living goddess, before being worshipped as 'kumari' or virgin during the Bengali Hindu festival of Basanti Durga puja performed during spring in Kolkata.

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Young girls are dressed up as living goddesses before being worshipped as 'kumari' or virgin during the Bengali Hindu festival of Basanti Durga puja performed in the spring in Kolkata.

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A young girl dressed as goddess Laxmi participates in a procession to mark "Gudi Padwa," or Maharashtrian New Year, in Mumbai.

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Girls playing Holi in Ahmedabad.

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Afghan Muslim girls read the Quran, Islam's holy book, at a mosque in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Girls take selfies as snowfall flashed across Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

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Girls read the Quran, Islam's holy book, at a local madrassa or seminary in Karachi, Pakistan.

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College girls in traditional dress performing during full dress rehearsal for the 67th Republic Day parade at Bakshi Stadium.

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School girls perform during a rehearsal for the Republic Day in Karad, Maharashtra.

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A girl walks home after studying at a school in Rostov, about 250 kilometers (150 miles) northeast from Moscow, with the Rostov Kremlin in the background.

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Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Irani with the girl students from Government Schools of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, in New Delhi.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian woman who accidentally crossed over to Pakistan more than a decade ago during their meeting in, New Delhi.

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Geeta along with the officials from Edhi Foundation, meeting the President, Pranab Mukherjee, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Deaf-mute Indian woman 'Geeta is embraced by Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Deaf-mute Indian woman 'Geeta at a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Deaf-mute Indian woman 'Geeta is embraced by Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at a press conference in New Delhi.

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Deaf-mute Indian woman 'Geeta is embraced by Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Geeta, 23, center, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago arrives at the airport, in New Delhi. She was greeted at the airport by scores of well-wishers as she arrived in a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi hoping to be reunited with her family.

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Geeta, 23, center, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago arrives at the airport, in New Delhi. She was greeted at the airport by scores of well-wishers as she arrived in a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi hoping to be reunited with her family.

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Geeta waves to media while she departing to Quaid-e-Azam airport to travel to homeland in India, at charitable Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Geeta gestures to media prior her departure to Quaid-e-Azam airport to travel to her homeland to India, at charitable Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Faisal Edhi, left, head of Edhi Foundation presents a bouquet to Indian national Geeta prior her departure to Quaid-e-Azam airport to travel to homeland, at charitable Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan. Geeta, who accidentally crossed the border into Pakistan as a child nearly 12 years ago, left for Delhi after Indian authorities issued her travel document, local media reported.

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Geeta, 23, left, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago sits in a car after she arrived at the airport, in New Delhi. She was greeted at the airport by scores of well-wishers as she arrived in a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi hoping to be reunited with her family.

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Geeta, 23, center, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago arrives at the airport, in New Delhi.

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Geeta, 23, center, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago arrives at the airport, in New Delhi. She was greeted at the airport by scores of well-wishers as she arrived in a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi hoping to be reunited with her family.

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Geeta, 23, center, a deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally strayed into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago arrives at the airport, in New Delhi. She was greeted at the airport by scores of well-wishers as she arrived in a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi hoping to be reunited with her family.

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Winning girls' team pose for a photo after winning the Pro Kabaddi State League match at Beawar in Rajasthan.

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School girls in Ahmedabad take a selfie during a function to save and educate the girl child.

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Young girls tie rakhis on wrists of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officers and jawans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jalandhar.

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A girl seeks blessing from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the launch of "Kannyashree Day" save girl child celebrations in Kolkata.

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Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay meeting the family members of the class 11th girl who was stabbed to death by a stalker against whom she had filed a complaint, in Anand Parbat, New Delhi.

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Alaska's Maire Nakada gestures after being named the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2015 during the 58th National Finals, in Mobile, Alaska, USA.

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School girls risk their lives as they cross railway track at a local station in Kolkata.

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Grls practice Yoga in a school in Surat.

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Girls practice Yoga in a school in Surat.

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Girls holding placards praising Army's action against terrorists in Myanmar, in Faridabad.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blessing Maryam Asif Siddiqui, winner of Gita Champions League, in Bhopal.

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Cyclist Gurjeet Singh in Patiala. Singh traveled through 29 states covering 16,000KM, on his bicycle to gain an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records and to promote the ‘Save and Educate Girl Child’ campaign.

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A girl offers prayers at an illuminated Dargah on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in Bhopal.

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A girl plays on a makeshift swing at an impoverished settlement on a hot summer day in Bhubaneswar.

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Students celebrate after the announcements of the results for the Class 12th Second PUC (Pre-University Courses) Exams in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.

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Prime Minster Narendra Modi with Mongolian child during the ceremonial welcome at State Palace in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

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Students celebrate their success after announcement of Haryana Board class 10th and 12th results, in Gurgaon.

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India's Under-14 girls football team members evacuated from Nepal, on their arrival at IGI airport T3 in New Delhi.

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Mariyan Asif Siddiqui, a class VI student won the first prize of an inter-school Bhagavad Gita competition 'Gita Champions League' for explaining the teachings of the scripture in the best possible manner, organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Mumbai.

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Children wailing over the death of a policeman Mohammad Shafi who was killed during an encounter at Tangmarg,at His Residence in Pattan.One Army Jawan and a Policeman were killed during an encounter.

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Girls being worshipped during Kumari Puja at Dakhineswar Ramakrishna Aadahyapitih on the occasion of "Ram Navami festival" in Kolkata.

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A man, said to be a Tamil Nadu police sub-inspector, allegedly beat up his daughter on a street in Bengaluru with about 50 people simply watching it with pictures of the incident posted on a Facebook page by a techie going viral.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launching a scheme named ‘Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ to arrest the problem of declining child sex ratio on the occasion of the International Women’s Day in Panchkula.

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People participate in an awareness rally on declining sex ratio organized by 'Beti Padhao Beti Bachao campaign' in Gurgaon.

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Sisters Pooja and Aarti from Rohtak who single-handedly took on three alleged molesters in a moving bus, during a press conference in New Delhi.

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TV Grab: Within less than a week after the two sisters hogged limelight for thrashing youths in a bus for allegedly molesting them, Haryana government decided to put on hold the award announced for them pending an inquiry.

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Girls take part in 10 km 'Girls-Open Mini marathon' event on the occasion of Madhya Pradesh Foundation Day in Bhopal.

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A schoolgirl sits among boys at a government school in Hyderabad. Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to the annual Gender Gap Index by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum. India ranked an impressive 15th for female political participation, but it was among the bottom 20 in terms of income, literacy, work force participation and infant survival.

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Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, M.Venkaiah Naidu rewards a girl during the ‘World Habitat Day’ at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Rains in New Delhi.

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A schoolgirl walks through an alley in New Delhi.

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Girls use umbrellas while going to school in rains in Jalpaiguri.

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College girls in traditional Kashmiri dresses perform during the full dress rehearsal of Independence Day parade at Bakhshi Stadium in Srinagar.

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Afghan refugee girls during their class at a Madrassa on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Priyanka Chopra, National Ambassador of Unicef at an event organized by UNICEF Unite for children, in Nagpur.

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Girls purchase rakhis on the eve of Raksha Bandhan at a market in Allahabad.

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Preparations for friendship day in Jaipur.

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North Korean girls at the Songdowon International Children's Camp in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended to deepen relations with friendly countries in the Communist or non-aligned world. But officials say they are willing to accept youth from anywhere - even the United States.

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Valerie Trierweiler, former companion of French President Francois Hollande and head of the Association "Bring Back Our Girls", displays her T-shirt reading "Bring Back Our Girls, Secure the paths to School", during the inauguration of a creation, symbolizing the hundreds of girls abducted from the Government Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria, at Place de la Republique in Paris, France. Islamic extremists were responsible for the kidnapping.

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Rains in Allahabad.

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Admission seekers check their names in the first cut off list of Delhi University at North campus in New Delhi.

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