2018 International Women's Day Marked by Newfound Activism

Rallies are being held across the globe Thursday to both celebrate International Women's Day, and to demand an end to the exploitation, discrimination and violence that women continue to face. In the Philippine capital of Manila, hundreds of women dressed in pink and purple took to the streets to protest the 4,000 people killed under President Rodrigo Duterte and his heavy-handed crackdown on illicit drugs. Human rights activists say Duterte's vow to kill thousands of illicit drug dealers have led police to carry out extrajudicial killings of suspected dealers and...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 8 March

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