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Pro-Choice protesters march through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, during the March For Reproductive Freedom on May 19, 2019. Seth HERALD / AFP

Pro-Choice protesters march through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, during the March For Reproductive Freedom on May 19, 2019. Seth HERALD / AFP

The state of Alabama passed a near-total abortion ban on May 14, 2019, one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades. Seth HERALD / AFP

The state of Alabama passed a near-total abortion ban on May 14, 2019, one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades. Seth HERALD / AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Protestors prepare to participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Protestors prepare to participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

The state of Alabama passed a near-total abortion ban on May 14, 2019, one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades. Seth HERALD / AFP

The state of Alabama passed a near-total abortion ban on May 14, 2019, one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades. Seth HERALD / AFP

Cristina Castor (L) and Julian Kersh pose for a portrait in Ingram Park in Birmingham, Alabama, May 19, 2019 during the March for Reproductive Freedom. "If this goes all the way and flips Roe v Wade at that point it just seems like where is this going to stop," Kersh said. Seth HERALD / AFP

Cristina Castor (L) and Julian Kersh pose for a portrait in Ingram Park in Birmingham, Alabama, May 19, 2019 during the March for Reproductive Freedom. "If this goes all the way and flips Roe v Wade at that point it just seems like where is this going to stop," Kersh said. Seth HERALD / AFP

Protestors participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Protestors participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Protestors prepare to participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Protestors prepare to participate in a rally against one of the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions on May 19, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Demonstrators gathered to protest HB 314, a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature last week making almost all abortion procedures illegal. Julie Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, works in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian province of Bizerte, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of the capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Some of the works of Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, are displayed in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Some of the works of Sabiha Ayari, a Tunisian potter in her fifties, are displayed in the village of Sejnane in the northern Tunisian. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

Pottery crafted in Sejnane is displayed at a souvenir shop in the Tunisian capital Tunis. FETHI BELAID / AFP

The pottery skills of the women of Sejnane have been recognised in 2018 by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  FETHI BELAID / AFP

The pottery skills of the women of Sejnane have been recognised in 2018 by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. FETHI BELAID / AFP

A young Buddhist monk decorates a stupa with flowers during "Vesak" or Buddha Purnima to commemorate the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha, at the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore on May 18, 2019. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

A young Buddhist monk decorates a stupa with flowers during "Vesak" or Buddha Purnima to commemorate the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha, at the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore on May 18, 2019. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

Buddhist monk prays on the eve of Buddha's birthday also known as Vesak celebrations, at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java province, on May 18, 2019. Buddhists are celebrating Vesak, which commemorates the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and his passing away on the full moon day of May which falls on May 18 this year. OKA HAMIED / AFP

Buddhist monk prays on the eve of Buddha's birthday also known as Vesak celebrations, at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java province, on May 18, 2019. Buddhists are celebrating Vesak, which commemorates the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and his passing away on the full moon day of May which falls on May 18 this year. OKA HAMIED / AFP

Buddhist devotees pour water at Shwedagone pagoda during Buddha's birthday which falls on the Full Moon Day of Kasone in Yangon, on May 18, 2019.  Sai Aung MAIN / AFP

Buddhist devotees pour water at Shwedagone pagoda during Buddha's birthday which falls on the Full Moon Day of Kasone in Yangon, on May 18, 2019. Sai Aung MAIN / AFP

Buddhists commemorate the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and death on the day of the full moon, which falls on May 18 this year. PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

Buddhists commemorate the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and death on the day of the full moon, which falls on May 18 this year. PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

Buddhist devotees carry water and flowers during Buddha's birthday in Mandalay, on May 18, 2019. Buddhists commemorate the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and death on the day of the full moon, which falls on May 18 this year. YE AUNG THU / AFP

Buddhist devotees carry water and flowers during Buddha's birthday in Mandalay, on May 18, 2019. Buddhists commemorate the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and death on the day of the full moon, which falls on May 18 this year. YE AUNG THU / AFP

Buddhist devotees release lanterns into the air as a symbol of peace to honour Buddha's birthday, also known as Vesak celebrations, at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, early on May 19 2019. OKA HAMIED / AFP

Buddhist devotees release lanterns into the air as a symbol of peace to honour Buddha's birthday, also known as Vesak celebrations, at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, early on May 19 2019. OKA HAMIED / AFP

A Cambodian boy lights candles during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

A Cambodian boy lights candles during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Cambodian Buddhist monks carry an urn which allegedly contains the remains of one of Buddha's bone inside during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Cambodian Buddhist monks carry an urn which allegedly contains the remains of one of Buddha's bone inside during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Cambodian people throw to a dragon float during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Cambodian people throw to a dragon float during the Visak Bochea Buddhist celebration at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on May 18, 2019. TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP

Buddhist monks offer prayers as they go around a sacred Bodhi tree during "Vesak" or Buddha Purnima to commemorate the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha, at the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore on May 18, 2019. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

Buddhist monks offer prayers as they go around a sacred Bodhi tree during "Vesak" or Buddha Purnima to commemorate the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha, at the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore on May 18, 2019. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

Buddhist devotees visit Shwedagone pagoda during Buddha's birthday which falls on the Full Moon Day of Kasone in Yangon on May 18, 2019.  Sai Aung MAIN / AFP

Buddhist devotees visit Shwedagone pagoda during Buddha's birthday which falls on the Full Moon Day of Kasone in Yangon on May 18, 2019. Sai Aung MAIN / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the carriage number of a restored Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the carriage number of a restored Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows table lamps and flowers adorning the dining car of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows table lamps and flowers adorning the dining car of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the interior of a carriage in a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the interior of a carriage in a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows a bartender lining up glasses in the dining car of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows a bartender lining up glasses in the dining car of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the interior of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows the interior of a restored carriage of an Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows a restored Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris.  Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

This picture taken on May 13, 2019 shows a restored Orient Express train displayed at the Gare de l'Est train station in Paris. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

Elizabeth, a South Sudanese Refugee, poses inside a refugee transition camp in Aru for South Sudanese who have just arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  JOHN WESSELS / AFP

Elizabeth, a South Sudanese Refugee, poses inside a refugee transition camp in Aru for South Sudanese who have just arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

A young South Sudanese Refugee stands on the doorstep of a building located in a transition camp for South Sudanese refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

A young South Sudanese Refugee stands on the doorstep of a building located in a transition camp for South Sudanese refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese refugees sit in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in Aru JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese refugees sit in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in Aru JOHN WESSELS / AFP

This picture shows blankets and clothes of South Sudanese refugees hanging in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in a refugee transition camp for refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

This picture shows blankets and clothes of South Sudanese refugees hanging in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in a refugee transition camp for refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

John Aremic, 20, a South Sudanese Refugee stands in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in a building located in a transition camp for South Sudanese refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

John Aremic, 20, a South Sudanese Refugee stands in front of a wall filled with drawings and writings depicting scenes from home in a building located in a transition camp for South Sudanese refugees who have just arrived in Aru. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese Refugees receive food after being transported from the border of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to a refugee settlement site  JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese Refugees receive food after being transported from the border of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to a refugee settlement site JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese refugees transported by bus from the border of South Sudan to a refugees settlement site in Democratic republic of the Congo (DRC) are seen in the rear-view mirror of the bus JOHN WESSELS / AFP

South Sudanese refugees transported by bus from the border of South Sudan to a refugees settlement site in Democratic republic of the Congo (DRC) are seen in the rear-view mirror of the bus JOHN WESSELS / AFP

Young South Sudanese refugees are transported from the border of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to a refugee settlement site. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

Young South Sudanese refugees are transported from the border of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to a refugee settlement site. JOHN WESSELS / AFP

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