Mahant Trikaal Bhawanta, leader of the first group of women sadhvi, or Hindu holy women, performs evening rituals on the banks of River Yamuna in Allahabad, India.
A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries as she talks on her mobile phone at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. The Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew lost contact with air traffic controllers en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline said in a statement.
A Palestinian women throws a stone towards Israeli troops at Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian women marked International Women's Day by marching to the checkpoint where clashes broke out with Israeli troops.
Participants form a female symbol as part of celebrations for International Women's Day in Manila, Philippines.