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People around the world celebrate International Women's Day, staging protests against women's rights abuses.
The UN writes that the day, celebrated on March 8, is an occasion to commemorate achievements in women's rights and to call for further change.
The celebration dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975.
Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas at demonstrators marching in Istanbul, who were protesting about urbanisation plans and calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan following a major corruption investigation.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Istanbul's Kadikoy district after Erdogan removed dozens of police chiefs from their posts, denouncing the corruption inquiry as the work of "dark dalliances".
Sixteen people, including the sons of two ministers and the head of state-owned Halkbank, were arrested on Saturday in a corruption inquiry that Erdogan has called a "dirty operation" to underminine his rule.
Police have praised the estimated 50,000 Trade Union Congress (TUC) protesters who staged "the largest protest Greater Manchester Police have had to manage" for their "peaceful and lawful manner".
"It was clear the intentions of the organisers and those who were involved in the march wanted to protest peacefully as is their democratic right to do so," Chief Superintendent John O’Hare said.
“It is pleasing that with a crowd of 50,000 there were only two arrests for low level offences."
One man, aged 19, was arrested for breach of the police while another man, aged 36, was arrested for a public order offence.