International Women's Day is marked across the globe each year on March 8 to demand equal rights and protest against gendered violence.
The Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants in Turkey provides assistance for refugees coming from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other countries.
Sudan's President Omar al Bashir announced the decision of releasing the women during a meeting with a group of people from eastern Sudan at his residence in Khartoum.
Women protests against sexual harassment, discrimination, and inequality, highlight that "women's rights are human rights."
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
Demonstrations and rallies are being held across several countries as the world celebrates International Women's Day with the theme #PressforProgress.
Thousands of women from all over the world joined the three-day journey from Istanbul to the Turkey-Syria border to raise awareness about the suffering of women imprisoned by the Syrian regime.
An initiative to show solidarity with imprisoned Syrian women will take place on March 8, International Women's Day. Nearly 150 buses will travel from Istanbul to the Turkey-Syria border, carrying 6,536 scarves representing the female prisoners.
Protesters used art and civil disobedience to draw attention to the wide range of problems women face - from FGM to domestic violence to the gender pay gap.
Organisers behind the Women's March are advocating for a Day Without a Woman on March 8. They are encouraging women to go on a day's strike so their absence drives home their impact on the labour force and the business community.
For International Women's Day, TRT World has this special series profiling five leading journalists.
It will take 170 years to close the gender pay gap globally, according to the World Economic Forum.
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