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Saturday, April 01, 2006

A Day in the Life of Women Around the Globe

An Iraqi woman sits with children injured in a mortar attack Saturday April 1, 2006 in central Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

A woman tends her child who was injured in a mortar attack Saturday, April 1, 2006 in central Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

An Iraqi woman walks in front of a building that was partially destroyed in a car bomb attack in the Griyaat area, north of Baghdad. Members of Iraq's dominant Shiite United Iraqi Alliance have for the first time asked incumbent Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari to withdraw his candidacy to head the next government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)

Anti-war protesters wave banners and flags outside Blackburn Town Hall ahead of the visit of U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw in Blackburn, England, Saturday April 1, 2006. Rice defended Washington Saturday against criticism that it had failed to prepare for civil strife in Iraq, as she faced further protests against the 2003 U.S.-led invasion on a tour of northern England. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

28-year-old U.S. journalist Jill Carroll leaves a C17 Globemaster and is welcomed by Base Commander, Col. Kurt Lohide after she landed at the U.S. Airbase in Ramstein, southwestern Germany, Saturday, April 1, 2006. Carroll was a hostage in Iraq for 82 days and was released last Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Members of Amnesty International hold a rally to raise awareness about the impact of domestic gun violence against women in Manila April 1, 2006. Organizers said that there are more than 700,000 registered guns in the Philippines and close to 350,000 unregistered guns. (REUTERS/Joseph Agcaoili)

Hindu women pray outside the Alopidevi temple in Allahabad, India, Saturday, April 1, 2006. Hindus are observing the nine-day long Navratri festival, or festival of nine nights, dedicated to the three main Hindu Goddesses Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswati, that began March 30. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

A Palestinian woman walks along the Israeli wall near the Qalandiya checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Ramallah April 1, 2006. (REUTERS/Mahfouz Abu Turk)

Palestinian women hold pictures of their sons during a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails, at the International Committee of the Red Cross Office in the West Bank city of Hebron April 1, 2006. (REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun)

Iranian women, who lost relatives in the Friday's earthqauke, mourn, at the devastated village of Khalegh Ali, 300 miles (500 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April 1, 2006. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

A woman holds Mexican and American flags in Fereral Plaza during a protest against proposed immigration policies in New York City. Thousands of demonstrators, most of them Hispanic, marched in New York against proposed US immigration reforms being discussed in Congress. (AFP/Getty Images/Daniel Barry)

Peruvian presidential candidate Lourdes Flores, left, receives a kiss from a supporter during her visit to a shantytown outside Lima, Peru on Saturday, April 1, 2006. Flores, a single 46-year-old former legislator is in a tight race to become Peru's first woman president. Peruvian presidential elections are set to take place on April 9. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)


At 4/01/2006 11:52 AM, Anonymous linda said...

I don't always post, but I enjoy the photos and news roundup. Thank you for your work.

At 4/01/2006 1:12 PM, Anonymous george clooney said...

Me too.

At 4/01/2006 1:14 PM, Anonymous george clooney said...

The photos of those children are heart wrenching. It's even worse knowing the war was based on nothing but lies.


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