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World International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Events around the world today to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Protest, celebrations took place in France, Spain, Pakistan and many other countries to raise awareness on domestic violence and a call to end violence against women.

Colombian Patricia Espitia (C), victim of an attack with acid, takes part in a performance during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Bogota.

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Women hold candles as they protest during a demonstration against domestic violence in Barcelona.

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Red shoes are seen placed at Plaza Mayor, as part of an installation to protest against gender violence and femicide, in Valladolid, Spain.

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A woman carrying her baby watch as others demonstrate against domestic violence in Barcelona, Spain.

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Young Indian women look on as orange lighting illuminates The India Gate Monument in New Delhi on the occasion of The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Women hold placards as they demonstrate at the Place de la Republique in Paris to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Women hold makeshift crosses during a march to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, in Guatemala City.

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A woman participate in a commemoration event for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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Women participate in a commemoration event for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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Pakistani women observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Lahore, Pakistan.

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