Thousands of Argentine women marched Saturday through the streets of Buenos Aires and other cities nationwide in the now traditional Ni Una Menos (Not one [woman] less) demonstration against gender violence and femicides.
Brazilian women focused Wednesday during their annual March 8 march across the Federal District of Brasilia (DF) on the eight femicides already recorded so far this year in the country's capital, Agencia Brasil reported.
Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse took center stage during the Women's Day demonstrations across Avenida 18 de Julio organized by 50 feminist collectives under the motto against hunger and oppression.
Argentina's Minister of Women Ayelén Mazzina Wednesday warned that the opposition has long called for the closing of her office but celebrated it did not go beyond words, claiming that the agency's existence was a victory in the heat of feminist struggles.
Dozens of cities in Latin America and around the world were the scene where thousands of women marched on a new International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, better known as 25N.
Women took to the streets of the capital cities of the three Spanish-speaking Mercosur countries to celebrate International Women's Day. There were similar events in other towns throughout the region, it was reported.
Thousands of Uruguayan women marched Friday down the streets of Montevideo to protest against what they called the rape culture and urged the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou to take measures aimed at protecting them.
Tens of thousands on Monday defied coronavirus restrictions, gathering worldwide on International Women's Day to denounce gender violence and inequalities.
Reuters – The names of women victimized by violence were painted late on Saturday on metal barriers erected around Mexico's national palace ahead of a major women's march as activists turned the fencing into a makeshift billboard for their movement.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced on Tuesday he was sending a new bill on legalizing abortion to Congress, re-opening a debate that has bitterly divided the traditionally Catholic nation.