In pictures: International Women's Day around the world

Bangladeshi activists Credit: PA

Marches, protests, and banners were out in force today to mark International Women's Day.

From the acid attack survivors in Pakistan to 'The Fearless Girl' statue unveiling in New York, and stars including Madonna and Adele tweeting, this is how the world showed support for women's rights.

Here is a round-up of the day's best events in pictures:

Acid attack survivors in Pakistan attend a gathering to mark the day in Karachi, Pakistan. Credit: AP
South Korean women attend a rally in Seoul. Credit: PA
Policewomen block activists during a protest rally in Manila, the Philippines. Credit: PA
Women stand in front of the UN building in Sanaa, Yemen. Credit: AP
Bronze statue of 'The Fearless Girl' unveiled in New York. Credit: PA
The first Egyptian female pilot to fly the Boeing 777-333, Magda Malek, sits for a photograph at her home. Credit: AP
A protester in LA, California, joins a women's rights march. Credit: PA
Pakistani women take part in a demonstration in Islamabad, Pakistan. Credit: AP
Earthquake survivors gather to celebrate in Kathmandu, Nepal. Credit: PA
Artists and students of the Cairo University attend a demonstration against sexual harassment in Cairo, Egypt. Credit: PA
Actress Anne Hathaway makes her first public appearance as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in New York. Credit: PA
A feminist activist holds a sign in Moscow, Russia, reading: 'A woman for president'. Credit: PA
Two women dress as flappers for a parade in Kiev, Ukraine. Credit: PA
Bangladeshi activists and garment workers attend a rally in in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Credit: PA
Palestinian women on a march in the Gaz Strip. Credit: PA
Actress Jessica Chastain in a protest in Warsaw, Poland. Credit: PA
Women in Tokyo, Japan, take to the streets to mark the day. Credit: PA
Women join in a flash mob dance in Vancouver, Canada. Credit: PA
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to ADFA cadets during an event in Canberra, Australia. Credit: PA