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Celebrating Women in 2012

Pakistan Candlelight

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Pakistan Candlelight

Pakistani human rights activists march to mark International Women's Day 2012 in Islamabad. The U.N. agency mandated to promote gender equality announced that it will give $10.5 million in grants to organizations working to advance women's empowerment in Asia, Africa and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Central Asia.