PHOTOS: Bay Area takes part in International Women's Day

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Some women are staying home from work, zipping up their wallets, wearing red and attending rallies in the Bay Area and across the country to show their economic strength and impact on society as part of International Women's Day celebrations happening across the globe Wednesday.

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PHOTOS: Women gather all over the world in honor of International Women's Day

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A woman strikes a pose in front of a statue titled "Fearless Girl" in New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
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