Thursday marked the 107th annual International Women’s Day — and all around the world, women and gender minorities called for equal rights.
Here’s a look at how people marked the day around the world:
South Korea South Korean women protest against gender inequality and sexual harrassment in the workplace by participating in a march on March 8, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung/Getty Images)Bangladesh Bangladeshi women holding placards take part in a rally to mark International Women’s Day in Dhaka on March 8, 2018. Thousands of Bangladeshi women, non-governmental organisations and rights groups activists took to the streets demanding safer lives for women in the country as well as an improvement in their social conditions. (CREDIT: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)Italy Young women light flares during the Women March against Violence as part of International Women’s day, on March 8, 2018 in Milan. (CRDIT: MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)El Salvador Salvadoran women participate in a protest in commemoration of women murdered in El Salvador, as part of the celebration of International Women’s Day in San Salvador on March 7, 2018. (CREDIT: MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images)Philippines Protesters carry a streamer that reads ‘fight dictatorship’ during a rally near Malacanang palace as part of the celebration of International Women’s Day in Manila on March 8, 2018. The protesters assailed the government of President Rodrigo Duterte on issues ranging from continued violence against women, drug war, tax reform program, and changing of the constitution among others. (CREDIT: TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)Ukraine Activist holds LGBT flag and placard reading, “I demand the opening of shelters for victims of domestic violence in every city” during a march by feminists in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, a they mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018. Participants of the march urged the Ukrainian authorities to ratify the Istanbul Convention of the Council of Europe on the prevention of violence against women and domestic violence. (CREDIT: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)Iraq Iraqi youths take part in a Women’s Day march in the former embattled city of Mosul on March 8, 2018 eight months after Iraqi forces retook the northern Iraqi city from Islamic State. (CREDIT: AHMAD MUWAFAQ/AFP/Getty Images)United Kingdom Women’s rights demonstrators hold placards during a rally in Russell Square on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018 in London, England. International Women’s (CREDIT: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)Pakistan Pakistani civil society activists carry placards as the march during a rally to mark International Women’s Day in Karachi on March 8, 2018. (CREDIT: ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)Kenya Members of Kenya Girl Guides take photos after attending ceremony of the International Women’s day at Kawangware in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 8, 2018. (CREDIT: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)Spain Thousands of people protesting during a demonstration for International Woman’s Day. (CREDIT: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images)Palestine Palestinian women shout anti-Israeli slogans during a rally to mark International Women’s Day in Gaza City on March 7, 2018. (CREDIT: MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)Kosovo A woman displays the “Rainbow Flag” during a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women to mark the International Women’s Day in Pristina on March 8, 2017. (CREDIT: ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)Turkey Thousands of people march down Istiklal Avenue during a feminist night march to mark International Women’s Day in Istanbul on March 8, 2017. (CREDIT: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)Russia Feminists take part in a rally for gender equality and against violence towards women on International Women’s Day in Saint Petersburg on March 8, 2018. (CREDIT: OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)Mexico Activists from different women’s groups from the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon demonstrate on International Women’s Day, in Monterrey, Mexico, on March 8, 2018. (CREDIT: JULIO CESAR AGUILAR/AFP/Getty Images)India KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA – Activist holds placards for their demands during International Women’s Day. Activist of Women rights, Transgender rights and social rights organization take part in a rally for women rights and women demand on the occasion of International Women’s Day rally. (CREDIT: Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)China Aerial view of citizens visiting Tangcheng Film and Television Base during International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018 in Xiangyang, Hubei Province of China. Tangcheng Film and Television Base was free of charge for female visitors on International Women’s Day that attracted about one hundred thousand visitors. (CREDIT: VCG/VCG via Getty Images)