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Indian college girls performed a street play on violence against women in New Delhi.
Thousands of women also marched in Beirut, Lebanon, demanding a law to protect women from domestic violence.
A member of the Afghan national weightlifting team performed during a celebration of International Women's Day in Kabul.
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Greek feminists and cleaning women who have been suspended on reduced pay pending transfer to other public sector jobs or dismissal demonstrated in Athens.
Men in Hong Kong wore high-heel shoes during an walkathon event to raise awareness on violence against women and promote gender equality.
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Activists in the Philippines marched in the capital, Manila, accusing President Benigno Aquino III of having neglected women and their families.
More than 10,000 people formed the symbol for "female" in Manila, expected to make it into the Guinness World Records.
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Palestinian women in Gaza used an International Women's Day rally to call for a reconciliation between the political movements Hamas and Fatah.
The General Union of Syrian Women held a rally in support of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.
Hundreds of people participated in a march in Santiago, Chile.