The week in photos: March 6-12, 2022

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This week’s selection of news, sports, lifestyle, entertainment and human-interest photos from the Philippines and around the world

The protests marked the observance of International Women’s Day this week and were followed by further protests over the environment, migration, abortion, same-sex marriages and teaching about sexual diversity in schools.

Meanwhile, many around the world have continued to call for peace in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.

Check back for more of these striking visuals in the weeks to come.

AGRICULTURAL CENTRE. People gather around cattle during a transhumance on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées during the 58th International Agricultural Show in Paris, France, on March 6. Johanna Geron/Reuters
SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN. Men wear women’s shoes during the Walk in Their Shoes protest, ahead of the International Women’s Day celebration, at the Boy Scout Circle in Quezon City on March 6, 2022. Jire Carreon/Rappler
REFUGEE. An evacuee places her dog under her jacket as she queues for trains to Poland after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, at the railway station in Lviv, Ukraine on March 7. Marko Djurica/Reuters
HIS DAY. A woman takes part in a rally during International Women’s Day celebrations in Bogota, Colombia on March 8. Luisa González/Reuters
PEACE. Greenpeace activists and volunteers form a peace sign in solidarity with Ukraine following the Russian invasion, in Heroes’ Square in Budapest, Hungary on March 9. Marton Monus/Reuters
BLACKOUT. Thandiwe Sithole studies by candlelight as her grandmother Phumzile Sithole watches during one of South African utility Eskom’s frequent power outages caused by its aging coal-fired power stations, in Soweto, South Africa South, March 9. Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
SOLICITATION. National Election Commission officials count ballots for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, on March 9. Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters
FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. A protester holds a sign during the Act for the Earth protest, against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s environmental policies, deforestation and mining on indigenous lands, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 9. Adriano Machado/Reuters
FASHION STATEMENT. A model presents an outfit by Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada with stockings in the colors of the Ukrainian flag during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, March 10. Susana Vera/Reuters
START THEM YOUNG. 2nd grade students from Bagong Tanyag Integrated School in Taguig City join the 1st Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on March 10. call back
DEMONSTRATION. A migrant has his mouth sewn up during a protest demanding free transit across the country outside a military installation where Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his regular press conference, in Tapachula, Mexico on March 11. Jacob Garcia/Reuters
NO NUCLEAR. Commemorating the 11th year of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, activists from Greenpeace Philippines hold a flash protest at the Department of Energy in the city of Taguig on March 11. Angie de Silva/Rappler
RESIST. A protester raises her fist during a demonstration against a law approved by the Guatemalan Congress that punishes jail abortion, bans same-sex marriage and teaches sexual diversity in schools, outside the Congress building in Guatemala City, Guatemala, March 12. Sandra Sebastian/Reuters
PREPS. Cyclists comb their hair before taking part in a naked bike ride, raising awareness against the burning of fossil fuels that contribute to climate change, in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 12. Ashraf Hendricks/Reuters
DOWN AND OUT. Leigh Wood knocks down Michael Conlan during the WBA featherweight world title fight at Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, Britain on March 12. Andrew Couldridge / Reuters
PARTY. Hindu worshipers take part in the religious festival of Holi at a temple in the village of Nandgaon, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, on March 12. Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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