Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

Women take up roles typically held by men for International Women's Day 

These females are sending a message of empowerment by turning traditional gender roles on their head

March 8 marks International Women's Day, and it's being marked in myriad ways across the world.

In this series of photographs, however, traditional gender roles are turned on their head. Instead, female empowerment is celebrated with women performing roles or working in professions that are traditionally held by men.

Take a look at the gallery.


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