Women in Yemen carry kerosene lamps to protest power outages and demand the removal of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
A young girl prays with a group of women demonstrating against Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Women in Libya show their support for Muammar Gaddafi and protest coalition air strikes.
An elderly woman protests financial abuses and tax havens outside the Madrid stock exchange.
Women in Brasilia, Brazil, protest sexism, rape and sex crimes.
Women in Bahrain lead an anti-government protest calling for democracy.
Outside the Saudi embassy in Beirut, protesters encourage Saudi women to fight for their civil rights.
Prostitutes in Bolivia have had their lips sewn shut to protest human rights violations.
Andean women lead anti-mining demonstrations against the Peruvian government to ward off pollution threatening the country's lakes.
An Austrian woman is covered in molasses (representing oil) to protest Canada’s tar sands development.
A British woman hangs from fishing hooks to protest the killing of sharks for their fins in Hong Kong.
A woman reenacts a crucifixion to protest the drug cartel wars in Mexico.
The Iranian women’s soccer team protests FIFA by refusing to remove their headscarves. The team forfeited a 2012 Olympic qualifier to Jordan for their actions.
Women in Ahmedabad, India, protest rising prices of cooking oil.
Women in Hong Kong protest discriminatory hiring practices of Italian fashion house Prada.