Monday, March 10, 2014

The World Gets a Dose of Girl Power

Women across the globe marked International Women's Day with marches, demonstrations, and celebrations over the weekend. In France, women hopped on motorcycles to raise awareness on Saturday, while women in Spain and Turkey gathered for organized protests. Meanwhile, Lebanese women spoke out against domestic abuse, female US soldiers attended an event in Afghanistan centered around women's progress, and 10,000 people in the Philippines set the Guinness World Record for the largest human woman symbol. Take a look at all the events surrounding International Women's Day around the world.

Women in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, gathered to celebrate International Women's Day.

In Paris, women took to motorcycles for an All Women on Bikes event held across France.

In London, people protested violence against women.

In Turkey, a couple wore parody versions of the iconic We Can Do It! propaganda posters.

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