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Women coal loaders pose for a picture in Jharia coalfield, India, November 10, 2022. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tanmoy Bhaduri

International Women's Day

Updated: March 07, 2024

The world marks International Women's Day on March 8th, and the year since the last celebration has been shaped by both trouble and triumphs for women's rights.

From tackling gender pay gaps to fighting for abortion access, women continue to fight for equality from positions of power to factory floors.

Here is a look at some of our stories about women’s rights and the fight for gender equality around the world.

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