What’s Current: Women protest worldwide on International Women’s Day

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  • Women protested in worldwide demonstrations for International Women’s Day.
  • Riot police fired tear gas at crowd gathering in Istanbul for International Women’s Day.
  •  U.S. women’s soccer team sues U.S. soccer for gender discrimination, claiming they are paid less than members of the men’s team.
  • Donald Trump was photographed with Li Yang the founder of Tokyo Day Spas — a chain known for offering “sexual services.” Less than a month later, Robert Kraft was charged with soliciting prostitution at one of these “spas.”
  • During a speech for International Women’s day, Australian Prime Minister says: “We don’t want to see women rise if it means men do worse.”