Dr. Nayna Patel performs an ultrasound exam on Rinku Macwan, at a hospital near Ahmedabad, India. It's illegal in India for doctors to reveal a baby's sex during these exams, but many do it anyway. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf (center) arrives in court in Karachi on Friday. An angry lawyer threw a shoe at Musharraf, who was not hit. He faces legal charges following his return to the country after four years in self-imposed exile, police said. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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University students march through Kim Il Sung Square in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday. Tens of thousands of North Koreans turned out for the mass rally at the main square in Pyongyang in support of leader Kim Jong Un's call to arms. Jon Chol Jin/AP hide caption

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Passengers travel in a train car reserved for woman in Mumbai on March 8. The cars are offered in New Delhi and other places as well. Women say they like the security that the cars offer, but say men's attitudes need to change. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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BRICS leaders, from left, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a group picture during the BRICS 2013 Summit in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. Sabelo Mngoma/AP hide caption

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Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (right) speaks with Maj. Gen. Zaw Win, deputy minister for border affairs, during a ceremony Wednesday marking Myanmar's 68th Armed Forces Day. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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