International Women’s Day – level 3

12-03-2019 07:00

On last Friday, March 8th, it was International Women’s Day, and many people across the world took part in protests.

In Pakistan, people called for an end to violence against women, and in India, women called for action on domestic violence. In the Philippines, protests demanded President Duterte respect women’s rights. In Istanbul, there were also protests.

In Russia, the military released group images of its soldiers with ballerinas to celebrate the day, although the pictures did not feature any of the country’s 45,000 servicewomen.

Difficult words: violence (hurting somebody), domestic (which happens at home), demand (ask).

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