International Women’s Day marked by protests and celebrations

International Women’s Day marked by protests and celebrations

Events around the world put spotlight on progress and failings in achieving gender equality

Millions of women gathered across the world to strike, protest and party to mark International Women’s Day on Thursday.

Trains stopped in Spain as female workers went on the country’s first “feminist” strike, newspapers dropped their prices for women in France, and the IWD flag flew over the UK parliament.

Related: International Women’s Day 2018: protests across the world as women push for progress – live

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