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Militant Demonstration in #Mexico City on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Militants, including anarchists and revolutionary feminists, smashed windows, attacked monuments and clashed with riot police in Mexico City on November 25, International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Originally published by Abolition Media Worldwide.

Thousands of women took to the streets of the capital for the protest marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the latest in a series of large, militant marches against femicide and rape in Mexico.

Masked demonstrators with sledgehammers shattered the glass panes of bus stops and advertising billboards, tore down barricades, lit a bonfire and painted messages such as “How many more need to die?” on monuments lining Paseo de la Reforma, the city’s most famous street. There were also many circle-A symbols painted by anarchists on monuments.

Mexico has the most femicides of any country in Latin America. More than nine women are murdered there every day. Two in three Mexican women say they have been victims of violence in some form. Recent demonstrations in Mexico City targeted police stations after multiple rapes of young women by pigs.

Anarchists and revolutionary feminists will continue to fight back against the forces of the state and patriarchy that are responsible for the large numbers of feminicides and rapes in Mexico.

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