International Nurses Day

Nurses lay on the ground to represent colleagues who died in their fight against the new coronavirus pandemic, during a protest marking International Nurses Day, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Nurses at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital light candles to pay tribute to Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing, as they celebrate the International Nurses Day, amid COVID-19 lockdown, in Chennai.

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Nursing staff of Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, wearing masks interact with each other during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Hyderabad. International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 all around the world.

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The powerful message "Maintenant On Agit" ("Now We Act") is projected on the Eiffel Tower on the eve of International Women's Day to honor women's rights and promote the French equivalent of the Time's Up movement in Paris. Launched by the Foundation of Women, the movement aims to raise funds for associations helping women pursue cases before justice, "so that no woman ever again has to say #MeToo."

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Nursing students hold placards explaining the relevance of nurses and sanitation as they observe the International Nurses Day, in Agartala.

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Nursing students hold candle lights to mark the International Nurses Day in Bhubaneswar.

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