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Chile: Thousands denounce violence against women on Santiago streets02:07

Chile: Thousands denounce violence against women on Santiago streets

Chile, Santiago
October 20, 2016 at 06:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of men and women took to the streets of Santiago, on Wednesday, to protest against domestic abuse and femicide.

The march in Chile is part of the #NiUnaMenos movement which has brought women together from across Latin America to protest violence against woment. As well as Chile, demonstrations were held in Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico and other countries in the region.

These recent protests have been prompted in reaction to the murder of 16 year old Argentinian girl Lucia Perez, who was drugged and raped before being murdered in Mar del Plata on Saturday, 8 October.

Chile: Thousands denounce violence against women on Santiago streets02:07
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Thousands of men and women took to the streets of Santiago, on Wednesday, to protest against domestic abuse and femicide.

The march in Chile is part of the #NiUnaMenos movement which has brought women together from across Latin America to protest violence against woment. As well as Chile, demonstrations were held in Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico and other countries in the region.

These recent protests have been prompted in reaction to the murder of 16 year old Argentinian girl Lucia Perez, who was drugged and raped before being murdered in Mar del Plata on Saturday, 8 October.

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