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Railway Protection Force (RPF) women personnel take a selfie at Patna junction during International Women's Day function, in Patna.

PTI Photo

Female soldiers of of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SARD) parade with rifles during celebrations marking the 45th anniversary of the creation of the SARD in a refugees camp near Tindouf, southern Algeria. The United Nations sought a settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara after Spain's withdrawal in 1976 from the territory, claimed by both Morocco and by the SADR.

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BSF Women personnel patrolling at the India-Bangladesh Border in Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling District of Indian State, West Bengal.

Photo by Shib Shankar Chatterjee/Coroflot.Com

BSF Women personnel at Jamadargachh village in Darjeeling District of Indian State, West Bengal.

Photo by Shib Shankar Chatterjee/Coroflot.Com

BSF women daredevils on motorcycles showcase formations during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

Photo by Jitender Gutpa/Outlook

BSF women daredevils on motorcycles showcase formations during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

Photo by Jitender Gutpa/Outlook

BSF women personnel showcase formations during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

Photo by Jitender Gutpa/Outlook

An all-women team of BSF performs on motorcycles during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

Women soldiers of India's Border Security Force display acrobatic skills on a motorcycle through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard, during a full-dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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