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WOMEN UNITED

Published:Friday | March 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (right) and her granddaughter-in-law, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, watch a fashion show at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, yesterday. The Queen was in Leicester to mark the first stop of her Diamond Jubilee tour in the United Kingdom as she celebrates 60 years on the throne. AP photos
In this picture taken yesterday, women carry wood for cooking in Amarah, 200 miles (320 kilometres) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. International Women's Day, held each year on March 8, celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women.
A Pakistani woman sweeps the ground next to her home on International Women's Day, in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan, yesterday.
An Indian woman works at a brick factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, yesterday.
LIME's female powerhouses (from left): Maria Thompson Walters, vice-president, human resources; Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith, senior legal and regulatory counsel; Grace Silvera, regional vice-president, marketing and corporate communications; Camille Taylor, corporate communications manager; Nicola Ellis Duncan, head of human resources; Martha Miller, head of technology controlling; and Raquel Goddard, regional vice-president, enterprise sales, posed for the camera at the company's corporate office along Half-Way Tree Road yesterday in observance of International Women's Day.Contributed
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Yesterday marked International Women's Day around the world. Here are scenes from how the day was observed.

Caption: LIME's female powerhouses (from left): Maria Thompson Walters, vice-president, human resources; Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith, senior legal and regulatory counsel; Grace Silvera, regional vice-president, marketing and corporate communications; Camille Taylor, corporate communications manager; Nicola Ellis Duncan, head of human resources; Martha Miller, head of technology controlling; and Raquel Goddard, regional vice-president, enterprise sales, posed for the camera at the company's corporate office along Half-Way Tree Road yesterday in observance of International Women's Day.Contributed