27 of the Most Inspiring Pictures From International Women's Day Around the World

Mar 9, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Yesterday, Wednesday, March 8, people around the world celebrated International Women's Day. This year, many women's ways of commemorating the holiday were by participating in the Day Without Women strike, which took place in cities around the world.

Women marched and rallied, protesting the inequality that still plagues women of all ages, races and backgrounds. These are some of the best pictures from the day.

1 /27: Lady Liberty

1/27 :Lady Liberty

2 /27: Boston, Massachusetts

2/27 :Boston, Massachusetts

3 /27: Let their voices be heard

3/27 :Let their voices be heard

4/27 :Modern icon

5 /27: Girl's best friend

5/27 :Girl's best friend

6 /27: Civil disobedience

6/27 :Civil disobedience

7 /27: Chicago, Illinois

7/27 :Chicago, Illinois

8 /27: Artwork is women's work

8/27 :Artwork is women's work

9 /27: Lima, Peru

9/27 :Lima, Peru

10 /27: Supergirl

10/27 :Supergirl

11 /27: Hungry for change

11/27 :Hungry for change

12 /27: Wonder Woman

12/27 :Wonder Woman

13 /27: Fearless Girl

13/27 :Fearless Girl

14 /27: London, England

14/27 :London, England

15/27 :ReSisters

16 /27: Montevideo, Uruguay

16/27 :Montevideo, Uruguay

17/27 :Madrid

18 /27: Rain or shine

18/27 :Rain or shine

19 /27: Oakland, California

19/27 :Oakland, California

20/27 :Red coats

21 /27: Protest art

21/27 :Protest art

22 /27: Neutrality is not an option

22/27 :Neutrality is not an option

23 /27: Rosario, Argentina

23/27 :Rosario, Argentina

24 /27: Santiago, Chile

24/27 :Santiago, Chile

25/27 :Superdog

26 /27: São Paulo, Brazil

26/27 :São Paulo, Brazil

27 /27: Straight to the point

27/27 :Straight to the point