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Protests against gender-based violence in Mexico on International Women's Day

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Protests against gender-based violence in Mexico on International Women's Day
Protests against gender-based violence in Mexico on International Women's Day

Demonstrators came face to face with police forces in a protest against attacks on women held on International Women's Day (March 8).

Demonstrators came face to face with police forces in a protest against attacks on women held on International Women's Day (March 8).

Footage from Mexico City and Toluca shows hundreds of slogans graffitied onto a metal barricade set up around government buildings.

The protesters chanted with megaphones as they came face to face with a line of riot police.

Slogans reading "Mexico femicide" and "legal abortion now" were projected onto the National Palace.

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