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From left: Man Kaur of India celebrates after competing in the 100-meter sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand; an illustration inspired by a list of global poverty thinkers being called a "Sausagefest"; Maryangel Garcia Ramos, 32, a disability activist from Mexico. From left: Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty Images; Hanna Barczyk for NPR; and Antonio Escobar hide caption

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In the video game Darshan Diversion, avatars of women in red saris try to reach the top of a temple but are thwarted by Hindu priests if a red blinking light indicates that the women are menstruating. Screenshot by Padmini Ray Murray hide caption

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Daidre Kimp dresses her daughter, Stella, before starting their day. Stella will go to in-prison daycare, while her mom does chores at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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President Trump arrives at a campaign rally Monday in Fort Wayne, Ind. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Control Of The House Is Trouble For Trump, And 6 Other Election Takeaways

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Kristy Taylor baits her hook while fishing on the Two Hearted River in Michigan. She's part of a steelhead fishing class put on by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in an effort to inspire more women to fish. Morgan Springer/Interlochen Public Radio hide caption

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Luring More Women To Fishing In The Upper Great Lakes

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Meaza Ashenafi is Ethiopia's first female Supreme Court chief, and one of several women appointed to senior government positions by its new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Some 70,000 women in August gathered in central Seoul, holding signs saying, "My life is not your porn." It was the fourth protest this year condemning the prevalence of hidden-camera crimes. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

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Abortion opponents see the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court as an opportunity to push for further abortion restrictions. Abortion supporters are preparing for a fight. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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With Kavanaugh Confirmed, Both Sides Of Abortion Debate Gear Up For Battle

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Dozens of protesters, including sexual assault survivor Mary Jane Maestras of Delta, Colo., demonstrate against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A farmer in India piles millet in a field. Grains such as millet and sorghum pack a powerful nutritional punch, but they are overlooked for calorie-laden commodity crops such as wheat or maize. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jamila Aamer is the head chef at the Amal Women's Training Center. To date, she's trained more than 100 students. Rebecca Rosman/for NPR hide caption

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By Becoming Chefs, Stigmatized Women In Morocco Find Hope And Freedom

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Demonstrators with pink hats begin to gather in Washington for the Women's March on Jan. 21, 2017, the first full day of Trump's presidency. Now, many women have turned that energy into elections. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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4 Lessons From The 2018 Primaries So Far

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Saudi women check out cars at an automotive exhibition for women in the Saudi capital Riyadh on May 13. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Arrests Of Saudi Women's Rights Activists 'Point To The Limits Of Change'

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Saudi activist Aziza al-Yousef was arrested this week, along with other women's activists. In this March 29, 2014 photo, she drives a car on a highway in Riyadh as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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