Sometimes flounce is the fold of in the garments of a these women in Sudan, homeless and poor because of displacement due to armed conflict. Sometimes it is the way the fabric of a burqa softly falls down an Afghan woman's feet.
The theme of this years International Women's Day celebration is, "Equal rights, equal opportunities: Progress for all." Though women have made great strides, countless women around the world still deal with issues of poverty, violence and lack of education among others. See how you can make a stand and do something today. Check out our Outreach & Community section.