Women gather all over the world in honor of International Women's Day

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 09:50PM
A woman strikes a pose in front of a statue titled "Fearless Girl" in New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
Demonstrators march in Bologna, Italy. (marialv018/Twitter)
Groups gather in Pescara, Italy for International Women's Day. (Daniela Santroni)
Filipino women march towards a downtown park in for a rally to mark International Women's Day (Bullit Marquez/AP)
Women march in honor of International Women's Day. (_Matilde/Twitter)
Demonstrators gather in front of La Torre di Pisa in Italy.
Women across the globe gathered on Wednesday in celebration of International Women's Day.

This year and in years past, the day honors the achievements and roles of women in society. However, this year, there have been calls to actions with the #daywithoutawomen, a movement which asks women to skip work in order to bring to attention inequalities that women face in the workplace.

Demonstrations have begun throughout the U.S, including in New York, where a statue of a defiant girl facing the Charging Bull on Wall St.The statue has drawn hundred to the area to take pictures and show support.
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