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Women in Ecuador, Peru resist gender violence

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Published : Nov 28, 2016, 12:51 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
The demos were held on the United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Photo: AP/AFP)
The demos were held on the United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Photo: AP/AFP)
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Women hold sings that read in Spanish "We want ourselves alive," and "I will not be quiet or scared," during a march called by Ecuador's feminist associations against gender violence (Photo: AP)
Women hold sings that read in Spanish "We want ourselves alive," and "I will not be quiet or scared," during a march called by Ecuador's feminist associations against gender violence (Photo: AP)
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Women wearing baklavas participate in a march called by Ecuadorean feminist associations against gender violence in Quito, Ecuador (Photo: AP)
Women wearing baklavas participate in a march called by Ecuadorean feminist associations against gender violence in Quito, Ecuador (Photo: AP)
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Woman holds a skeleton with a sign that reads in Spanish "Carefull, Machismo kills" during a march (Photo: AP)
Woman holds a skeleton with a sign that reads in Spanish "Carefull, Machismo kills" during a march (Photo: AP)
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Latin America has been shocked by a recent string of gruesome murders of women and girls: a 10-year-old Chilean suffocated with a plastic bag; a 16-year-old Argentine raped and impaled on a spike; a 22-year-old Mexican strangled to death (Photo: AFP)
Latin America has been shocked by a recent string of gruesome murders of women and girls: a 10-year-old Chilean suffocated with a plastic bag; a 16-year-old Argentine raped and impaled on a spike; a 22-year-old Mexican strangled to death (Photo: AFP)
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Women hold brooms in the air during a march, called by feminist organizations, against gender violence in Quito, Ecuador (Photo: AP)
Women hold brooms in the air during a march, called by feminist organizations, against gender violence in Quito, Ecuador (Photo: AP)
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According to Ecuador's attorney general's office 188 women have been killed from 2015 to the present (Photo: AFP)
According to Ecuador's attorney general's office 188 women have been killed from 2015 to the present (Photo: AFP)
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