An Indian woman walks past a billboard of Australian model Miranda Kerr in Mumbai, on on March 8, 2013.
Bahraini women watch the funeral of Habib Ibrahim, 88, a man whose family and opposition rights activists allege died from tear gas fired by police during earlier clashes in Malkiya village, Bahrain, Sunday, Jan 13, 2013. Graffiti on the wall reads," Down Hamad," referring to the king of Bahrain, along with images of people who died during the unrest.
Riot police officers arrest a women's rights group Femen activist in front of the European Union Council building during a protest against the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Brussels, on December 21, 2012.
Police officers participate in a parade during the celebration of the 183rd anniversary of the Uruguayan Police Force in downtown Montevideo, on December 18, 2012.
Mirjam Jaeger of Switzerland competes in the women's Ski Halfpipe event at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Oslo, Norway, on March 5, 2013.
Masaai women line up at dawn to vote in a general election in Kumpa, Kenya, on March 4, 2013. Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history.
Kurdish members of the Popular Protection Units stand guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria, on March 3, 2013.
Demonstrators perform a street play about rape during a protest near India's parliament in New Delhi, on February 21, 2013. Hundreds of demonstrators on Thursday held a protest near the parliament demanding Indian lawmakers to implement harsher punishments and quicker trials for rape cases following the gang rape of a student that shook the nation on December 16.
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Dr. Crezoit Yapo of the Association of Women Researchers in the Ivory Coast (AFEMC-CI) works in her laboratory at the Institut Pasteur in Abidjan, on March 5, 2013. The association was formed to raise the profile of women working in scientific research in the Ivory Coast. It helps women raise funding for their projects and seeks to promote scientific research, a field dominated by men, as a viable career option among young women by helping them obtain scholarships.