Photo of the Day: Nepalese women take part in a protest against what they say is an increase in violence against women, outside the Prime Minister’s official residence in Kathmandu.
The women demand the government to implement stronger laws and take firm action against violence on women, after a series of rapes and assaults were reported over the past couple of weeks from all over Nepal. (Photo: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)
Photo of the Day: A woman applies traditional Henna dye on the legs of her daughts in their hut in a slum area of the Akhdam community near Sanaa.
Yemeni Akhdam, or servants, are similar to hereditary castes, but are distinguished by their Africa features and the menial jobs they perform. Widespread prejudice places the Akhdam at the bottom of Yemen’s social ladder. (Photo: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah)
Photo of the Day: A hospital worker shouts slogans during a protest outside Madrid’s Princesa hospital against the local government’s plans to cut spending on public healthcare.
The region of Madrid will now join Catalonia by charging one-euro for prescriptions, along with other cash-saving measures that including the outsourcing of non-health-related hospital services and the health services of six recently-built clinics. (Photo: REUTERS/Susana Vera)
Photo of the Day: A vendor sleeps on packs of grapefruit at a market in Wuhan, Hubei province. China’s annual consumer price inflation ticked down to 1.9 percent in September from August’s 2.0 percent, official data showed on Monday, leaving plenty of room for further policy easing to shore up growth. (Photo: Reuters/Stringer)