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A young girl carries a baby while walking towards a screening point as hundreds of civilians, who streamed out of the Islamic State group's last Syrian stronghold, arrive in an area run by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces outside Baghouz in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 5, 2019. Shell-shocked and dishevelled, hundreds of women and children stumbled through eastern Syria's windswept desert carrying what little they could after fleeing the IS group's final speck of territory. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. - Veiled women carrying babies and wounded men on crutches hobbled out of the last jihadist village in eastern Syria on March 6 after US-backed forces pummelled the besieged enclave. The Syrian Democratic Forces leading the assault expected more fighters to surrender with their families in tow before moving deeper in the Islamic State group's last redoubt. AFP
A child looks on as women and children wait to be searched by members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) after leaving the Islamic State (IS) group's last holdout of Baghouz, in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 1, 2019. AFP
Women and children who fled the Islamic State group's last holdout of Baghouz, in Syria's northern Deir Ezzor province, ride in the back of a truck in an area controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Foces (SDF) on March 4, 2019. Kurdish-led forces backed by US warplanes rained artillery fire and air strikes besieged and outgunned jihadists making a desperate last stand in a Syrian village. AFP
In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 photo, Baseh Hammo, a Yazidi woman who escaped enslavement by Islamic State group militants, shows the injuries to her hands that was carried out by an Albanian who forced her to put her hands on hot asphalt, then stomped on them with his boots, at a relatives's tent in a camp for displaced people outside Dahuk, Iraq. Yazidi women enslaved by the Islamic State group who escaped captivity say there could be hundreds of other women still missing, women who may never return home. AP
A woman evacuated, with her children, from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrives at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women look from an aparment building during a power cut in Caracas on March 7, 2019. - The government of Nicolas Maduro denounced a 'sabotage' against the main electric power dam in the country, after a massive blackout left Caracas and vast regions of Venezuela in the darkness. AFP
Bangladeshi women attend a candle light vigil to mark International Women's Day in Dhaka, late on March 7, 2019. International Women's Day has been observed since in the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. AFP
Muslim women protesters wave the Palestinian flag as they take part in protest against Israel following Friday noon prayers at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul on March 1, 2019. AFP
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Wei Xiaoling directing a tower crane at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Sun Meilan working at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Teng Xiuhua operating a construction elevator at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
In this photo taken on March 5, 2019 Afghan girls and women take part in a taekwondo training session at a gym in Injil district in Herat province. AFP
Children start for their annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with pancakes in their pans. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. AP
Women bang pots and pans during a protest at the start of a nationwide feminist strike on International Women's Day at Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid, Spain, March 8, 2019. Reuters
Women perform in the traditional 'Morenada' dance during Carnival, in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, March 2, 2019. The unique festival features spectacular folk dances, extravagant costumes, beautiful crafts, lively music, and up to 20 hours of continuous partying with lots of tourists, drawing crowds of up people annually. AP
A female driver with a rose given to her by traffic police officers ahead of International Women's Day. TASS
A young girl carries a baby while walking towards a screening point as hundreds of civilians, who streamed out of the Islamic State group's last Syrian stronghold, arrive in an area run by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces outside Baghouz in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 5, 2019. Shell-shocked and dishevelled, hundreds of women and children stumbled through eastern Syria's windswept desert carrying what little they could after fleeing the IS group's final speck of territory. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. - Veiled women carrying babies and wounded men on crutches hobbled out of the last jihadist village in eastern Syria on March 6 after US-backed forces pummelled the besieged enclave. The Syrian Democratic Forces leading the assault expected more fighters to surrender with their families in tow before moving deeper in the Islamic State group's last redoubt. AFP
A child looks on as women and children wait to be searched by members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) after leaving the Islamic State (IS) group's last holdout of Baghouz, in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 1, 2019. AFP
Women and children who fled the Islamic State group's last holdout of Baghouz, in Syria's northern Deir Ezzor province, ride in the back of a truck in an area controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Foces (SDF) on March 4, 2019. Kurdish-led forces backed by US warplanes rained artillery fire and air strikes besieged and outgunned jihadists making a desperate last stand in a Syrian village. AFP
In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 photo, Baseh Hammo, a Yazidi woman who escaped enslavement by Islamic State group militants, shows the injuries to her hands that was carried out by an Albanian who forced her to put her hands on hot asphalt, then stomped on them with his boots, at a relatives's tent in a camp for displaced people outside Dahuk, Iraq. Yazidi women enslaved by the Islamic State group who escaped captivity say there could be hundreds of other women still missing, women who may never return home. AP
A woman evacuated, with her children, from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrives at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women and children evacuated from the Islamic State (IS) group's embattled holdout of Baghouz arrive at a screening area held by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 6, 2019. AFP
Women look from an aparment building during a power cut in Caracas on March 7, 2019. - The government of Nicolas Maduro denounced a 'sabotage' against the main electric power dam in the country, after a massive blackout left Caracas and vast regions of Venezuela in the darkness. AFP
Bangladeshi women attend a candle light vigil to mark International Women's Day in Dhaka, late on March 7, 2019. International Women's Day has been observed since in the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. AFP
Muslim women protesters wave the Palestinian flag as they take part in protest against Israel following Friday noon prayers at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul on March 1, 2019. AFP
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Wei Xiaoling directing a tower crane at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Sun Meilan working at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
Combination photo taken on March 6, 2019 shows worker Teng Xiuhua operating a construction elevator at the construction site (above) and dressed up as 'Liu Sanjie', a famous legendary folk song singer of Zhuang ethnic group, at a photography studio, in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Xinhua
In this photo taken on March 5, 2019 Afghan girls and women take part in a taekwondo training session at a gym in Injil district in Herat province. AFP
Children start for their annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with pancakes in their pans. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. AP
Women bang pots and pans during a protest at the start of a nationwide feminist strike on International Women's Day at Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid, Spain, March 8, 2019. Reuters
Women perform in the traditional 'Morenada' dance during Carnival, in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, March 2, 2019. The unique festival features spectacular folk dances, extravagant costumes, beautiful crafts, lively music, and up to 20 hours of continuous partying with lots of tourists, drawing crowds of up people annually. AP
A female driver with a rose given to her by traffic police officers ahead of International Women's Day. TASS
Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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