House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, Rep. Susan Davis, D-Calif, background center right, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., right, participate in the Women's March walk to the White House in Washington.
Demonstrators shout as they hold a banner during the Chattanooga Women's March in Chattanooga, Tenn. Demonstrators gathered at Coolidge Park and marched across the Market Street Bridge through the city's tourist district to show solidarity with a national women's rights movement.
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Thousands gather during the Women's March in Philadelphia. The march is among dozens of rallies being held around the country. The activists are hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.
Cher speaks during a Women's March rally in Las Vegas. Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.
Participants in the Women's March gather near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more.
Indian Navy’s first all-women crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini hoist the Indian tri-colour as a mark of achievement after crossing Cape Horn through the Drake Passage, considered one of the most difficult stretches to navigate through.
From attacker to defender; Afshan Ashiq, once the poster girl of stone pelters in the valley, is now the custodian of the JK's all- woman football team. A combo of two photos shows her (L) pelting stones during a protest in Srinagar on April 24th, 2017 and (R) her standing on the left of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during a group photo of women football players from J&K in New Delhi.
(Left to Right) Indian Gold medalists boxers Sashi Chopra, Nitu, Sakshi, Jyoti and Ankushita Boro posing for a photograph during the AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship 2017 at Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, in Guwahati. India finished the World Women's Youth Championships tournament with five gold medals.
A Nepalese woman scatters seven types of grains during Bala Chaturdashi festival in the courtyard of Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi is celebrated in memory of departed family members by lighting oil lamps and scattering seven types of grains along a prescribed route.
Women in their costumes of the region sit in a horse-drawn carriage during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Warngau, Germany. The annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock.
Fighters from the Women's Protection Units, or YPJ, hold a celebration in Paradise Square in Raqqa, Syria. The Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group said it will continue the fight to liberate women from the extremists' brutal rule.
A woman employee drying up crackers at a factory in Sivakasi district in Tamil Nadu. The firecrackers business may be hit by crores due the ban on its sale in Delhi National Capital Region till October 31.
With activists, background, holding a sign, participants in costume representing the Quintana, a twice-a-year joust competition that takes place in Foligno, Italy, march along Fifth Ave. during the annual Columbus Day Parade in New York.
Farmers wife's perform ritual on the occasion of"Karva Chauth" festival as their husband buried till neck in pits, stage 'Satyagrah' protest against forced acquisition of their land by Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) at Nindar Village in Jaipur.
Israeli and Palestinian women march organized by the "Women Wage Peace" organization, near the Dead Sea. Thousands of women are wrapping up the march around the region, demanding that their leaders act to achieve a peace agreement. The group says the two-week march sends a message to their leaders to work toward a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to make sure women have equal representation in any talks.
Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel, actor and cancer crusader, Lisa Ray, FLO President, Vasvi Bharat Ram (C) and Dr. Sameer Kaul from Apollo hospital release of FLO-EY white paper on call for action : Expanding Cancer Care for Women in New Delhi.
There must be someone perceptive to hunt down and measure longest, or largest, things, but how they zeroed in on Russian Ekaterina Lisina is not known. Standing at 6 ft 9inches, she now has set a record of having the world’s “longest legs”. The Beijing Olympics basketball bronze medallist’s lower limbs are over 132 cm (52 in) long. What a lope!
Halimah Yacob, right, accompanied by her husband Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee, wave to supporters as she arrives to submit nomination papers for the Singapore presidential candidacy, in Singapore. The Elections Department said only one of five hopefuls had qualified, as the others had not satisfied stringent criteria, such as having held key public positions or running a company with at least 500 million Singapore dollars ($370 million) in equity. Yacob is expected to be named Singapore's eighth president without a vote.
Village women carry Tri-colours as they row boats across River Churni during Independence Day celebrations at Majhdia in Nadia district. Nadia has been celebrating Independence Day both on August 17 and 18.