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Women's Day: A Peep Into Daily Life of Women Around The World

indiwo | Reuters | March 8, 2019, 12:12 pm
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 Woman coolie Sandhya Marawi at work on International Women's Day, in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)

Woman coolie Sandhya Marawi at work on International Women's Day, in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)

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 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holds her baby Neve after speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York. (Image: Reuters)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holds her baby Neve after speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York. (Image: Reuters)

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 Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

Women walk with their belongings near the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Lina, who said she was raped by dozens of right-wing paramilitary fighters in the Montes de Maria region during the five-decade civil war, laughs as she puts on a hairband in Soacha, on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia. Lina is determined to speak to the truth tribunal after she - and many women like her - was forced to remain silent during the conflict because paramilitary fighters controlled local authorities.

Lina, who said she was raped by dozens of right-wing paramilitary fighters in the Montes de Maria region during the five-decade civil war, laughs as she puts on a hairband in Soacha, on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia. Lina is determined to speak to the truth tribunal after she - and many women like her - was forced to remain silent during the conflict because paramilitary fighters controlled local authorities. "I had to put on a mask to hide the pain that I felt from my child. After 22 years, I can declare the facts to the competent authorities," she said. (Image: Reuters)

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 Lauren Hoffmann, a college program manager, talks on the phone while nursing her son Micah at the dinner table. Hoffmann only had five and a half weeks of accrued paid time off from her job.

Lauren Hoffmann, a college program manager, talks on the phone while nursing her son Micah at the dinner table. Hoffmann only had five and a half weeks of accrued paid time off from her job. "You're worried about this tiny little new life, you love it so fiercely," she said. "Having more time to feel like you're getting good at this ... I think that could only be a good thing." (Image: Reuters)

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 Women use a smartphone as they ride the metro in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)

Women use a smartphone as they ride the metro in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)

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 Bouncer Mehrunnisha Shokat Ali offers her evening prayer during the holy month of Ramadan at her house in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Bouncer Mehrunnisha Shokat Ali offers her evening prayer during the holy month of Ramadan at her house in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Natashia, an indigenous Zapotec transgender woman also know as Muxe, accommodates a mosquito net inside her house destroyed after an earthquake that struck on the southern coast of Mexico in Juchitan, Mexico. (Image: Reuters)

Natashia, an indigenous Zapotec transgender woman also know as Muxe, accommodates a mosquito net inside her house destroyed after an earthquake that struck on the southern coast of Mexico in Juchitan, Mexico. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman wearing a shirt that says

A woman wearing a shirt that says "Black Girls" participates in a protest called March for Racial Justice in New York City. (Image: Reuters)

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 Swedish Member European Parliament Jytte Guteland holds her baby as she takes part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. (Image: Reuters)

Swedish Member European Parliament Jytte Guteland holds her baby as she takes part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. (Image: Reuters)

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 Roshid Jan, a Rohingya refugee who said she is not sure of her age, cries holding her son Muhammad Gyab at their shelter at the camp for widows and orphans inside the Balukhali camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (Image: Reuters)

Roshid Jan, a Rohingya refugee who said she is not sure of her age, cries holding her son Muhammad Gyab at their shelter at the camp for widows and orphans inside the Balukhali camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (Image: Reuters)

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 Actor Rose McGowan raises her fist after addressing the audience during the opening session of the three-day Women's Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. (Image: Reuters)

Actor Rose McGowan raises her fist after addressing the audience during the opening session of the three-day Women's Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A group of people wearing

A group of people wearing "pussyhats" ride the subway at 42nd Street as they head toward the Women's March in Manhattan, New York City, New York. (Image: Reuters)

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 Zeinab, looks in a small mirror as she brushes her teeth using a chewing stick inside her shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought-hit areas in Dollow, Somalia. (Image: Reuters)

Zeinab, looks in a small mirror as she brushes her teeth using a chewing stick inside her shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought-hit areas in Dollow, Somalia. (Image: Reuters)

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 Women carrying babies queue as they try to buy diapers outside a pharmacy in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)

Women carrying babies queue as they try to buy diapers outside a pharmacy in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)

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 Samantha Hanahentzen poses for a #MeToo portrait in Detroit, Michigan. (Image: Reuters)

Samantha Hanahentzen poses for a #MeToo portrait in Detroit, Michigan. (Image: Reuters)

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 An Afghan woman clad in a burqa stands in front of a shop at Ka Faroshi bird market in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: Reuters)

An Afghan woman clad in a burqa stands in front of a shop at Ka Faroshi bird market in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: Reuters)

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 Immigrant Rosa Sabido, cries as she sits on her bed in the United Methodist Church in which she lives while facing deportation in Mancos, Colorado. (Image: Reuters)

Immigrant Rosa Sabido, cries as she sits on her bed in the United Methodist Church in which she lives while facing deportation in Mancos, Colorado. (Image: Reuters)

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 A survivor of slavery who wished to remain anonymous poses for a picture in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

A survivor of slavery who wished to remain anonymous poses for a picture in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Ethnic Miao women wearing traditional costumes take part in a parade during the traditional Lusheng (reed-pipe wind instrument) festival in Gulong, Guizhou province, China. (Image: Reuters)

Ethnic Miao women wearing traditional costumes take part in a parade during the traditional Lusheng (reed-pipe wind instrument) festival in Gulong, Guizhou province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman poses for a photographer in a buttercup flower field near Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak in southern Israel, just outside the Gaza Strip. (Image: Reuters)

A woman poses for a photographer in a buttercup flower field near Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak in southern Israel, just outside the Gaza Strip. (Image: Reuters)

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