<\body> Stories in America: A Day in the Life of Women Around the Globe (Friday)

Friday, March 24, 2006

A Day in the Life of Women Around the Globe (Friday)

The committee of 'Women from around the world' hold a memorial day to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the victims of the Sabra and Shatila Palestinian refugee camps massacres, in Beirut, in September 2005. Three Lebanese cabinet ministers visited the Sabra and Shatila Palestinian refugee camps outside the capital, the first ever such occasion.(AFP/File/Ramzi Haidar)

A veiled Kashmiri woman adjusts the cap of her son as she begs outside Jamia Masjid the grand mosque in Srinagar, India, Friday, March 24, 2006. Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's new peace initiative with Pakistan and also added if India declares unilateral ceasefire he will negotiate with the militant groups. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

An Iranian woman listens to a sermon during Friday prayers in Tehran March 24, 2006. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi(

An elderly Iraqi woman flips the pages of a religious book at the roadside market of old and second hand books, in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday,March 24, 2006. Iraq once had one of the best education system in the middle east, but it's schools and universities crumbled under two decades of war and neglect. (AP Photo/Samir Mizban)

A woman shouts slogans during a trade union protest in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk March 24, 2006. Trade unions on Friday held a rally in Krasnoyarsk to protest against growing prices for consumer goods. Some 3000 people attended the protest. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin)

An Israeli border police woman arrests an Israeli protester during a joint protest with Palestinian, Israeli and international activists against the controversial Israeli wall in the West Bank village of Bilin March 24, 2006. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

A woman walks past exclusive foreign boutiques selling luxury items in New Delhi, India, Friday March 24, 2006. In a country long known for its poverty, a tiny pocket of immense wealth is growing, lifted by a booming economy and lusting for brand-name luxury goods. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

An unidentified woman chants slogans Friday, March 24, 2006, in Manama, Bahrain, demanding freedom for about a dozen men imprisoned for a December protest over the brief detention of a Shiite cleric. About 500 Shiite demonstrators, including many of the jailed men's relatives, demanded the men be freed and the government evict the foreigners from Syria, Jordan, Pakistan and Yemen who make up a large part of Bahrain's security forces. Her headband reads 'Oh, Hussein,' a plea to an important prophet in Shiite Islam. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Bolivian indigenous woman Juana Yujra, 63, holds her pencil and smiles during her first week of an alphabetization program lead by Bolivian government in cooperation with Cuba in Laja, 37 km (22 miles) from La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, March 24, 2006. Bolivian president Evo Morales, an indigenous descendant himself, is trying to eradicate illiteracy in the country. (AP Photo/Dado Galdieri)


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