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Women in wheelchairs call for equal rights on International Women's Day

It's pretty interesting that International Women's Day and events like the Carnival celebration pictured in the previous post are happening simultaneously. See more images from International Women's Day here, and video from Andrea Mitchell and Nightly News below.

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Women in wheelchairs attend a demonstration calling for equal rights in issues such as employment and access to public transportation, on International Women's Day in Lima, March 8.

Dina Habib Powell of The Goldman Sachs Group and Divya Keshav, who owns a manufacturing plant in India, talk about the centennial celebration and the efforts to educate women around the world.

On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, it was clear that gender equality still has a long way to go in Egypt, as a "million woman march" attracted only a few hundred people. NBC's Anne Thompson reports from Tahrir Square in Cairo.