A paramilitary police officer (right) turns around as hostesses line up for roll call ahead of the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing.
Male civil society members wear burqas to protest violence against women, ahead of International Women’s Day, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Afghan women wait to receive medical treatment at a local hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. In rural areas women are not allowed to seek medical help from a male doctor. Afghanistan has the second-highest maternal mortality rate in the world.
Men exercise on a wall along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday