Photos of women around the world, to commemorate International Women's Day.
Bosnian women release balloons as they mark International Women's Day, in Sarajevo, March 8, 2012.
Egyptian women chant anti-military ruling council slogans during a demonstration outside the Journalist's Syndicate in Cairo, to mark International Women's Day, March 8, 2012.
A member of the local media records a fire at the Comayaguela market in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, February 18, 2012. (Reuters)
Activist Ashwaq Al Rabbeai is among the many young Yemeni women who defied conventions to take part in the uprising,February 18, 2012. (VOA Photo/E. Arrott)