People around the world demonstrated on Sunday for better wages and working conditions on the occasion of Labor Day, also known as May Day.
Anganwadi workers raise slogans during a Labor Day protest on a hot summer day at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
LGBTQIA activists walk with a banner during a May Day rally in Kolkata. Union members and activists commemorated May Day by marching through the streets demanding better working conditions and expanded labor rights. The sign in Bengali reads: “All public and private workplaces must have reservations for transgender and bisexual people.”
Protesters gather during the May Day demonstration in Sydney
Cambodian workers hold a banner with a slogan that reads “Together we will end the use of ASBESTOS in Cambodia” as they take part in a gathering to mark May Day near Wat Phnom in central Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The workers held the demonstration, demanding better working conditions.
Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions stage a May Day rally demanding better working conditions and better labor rights in Seoul, South Korea.
Members of the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) shout slogans during a rally to mark May Day in Hyderabad. May 1 is celebrated as International Labor Day or May Day all over the world.
Federal Minister for Family Affairs Lisa Paus, fourth from right, and Berlin Mayor Franziska Giffey, center, hold a banner that reads ‘Shape the future together’ in German as they participate in the main May Day demonstration of the German Trade Federation. Trade Union Federation (DGB), in Berlin
Pakistani day laborers sit by their tools as they wait for work on May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, in Karachi, Pakistan.
Protesters wave flags during the May Day celebrations inside the UN buffer zone at the Ledra Palace in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots gathered in the United Nations-controlled buffer zone of ethnically divided Cyprus to unite their voices and express their opposition to the ongoing war in Ukraine, their concern about rising prices that are hitting especially to low-income people and their hope that talks to reunify the island nation will resume soon.
Protesters take part in a May Day march organized by the CGIL, CISL and UIL Lombardia unions, in Milan, Italy.
People hold flags of the former Yugoslavia and communist party flags near a monument of socialist movement theoretician Dimitrije Tucovic during a May Day rally on International Workers’ Day in Belgrade, Serbia. Workers and activists celebrated May Day with rallies and marches challenging for better wages and working conditions.
A woman dressed as Marianne, the female symbol of the French republic since the 1789 revolution, holds a French flag during a May Day demonstration in Marseille, southern France. May 1 is celebrated as International Labor Day or May Day all over the world.
A man holds a flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic during a May Day rally on International Workers’ Day in Belgrade, Serbia. Workers and activists celebrated May Day with rallies and marches challenging for better wages and working conditions.
Supporters of Sri Lanka’s Marxist coalition political party, the National People’s Power or Jathika Jana Balawegaya, gather to mark International Workers’ Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Sex workers and their children, along with activists, take part in a rally demanding the right to work in government labor regulations on the eve of May Day, marked as International Labor Day, in Kolkata.