Thousands of Palestinian women mobilized in towns and cities across Palestine to demonstrate against patriarchal and colonial violence
We also report on the women’ march in Palestine against gender based violence.
Women across Palestine and the diaspora will stage a march on September 26 to assert that the struggle of women is intrinsic to the broader struggle for the liberation of Palestine
Movements have intensified demands for the implementation of the Law on Comprehensive Sexual Education (ESI), the approval of the Emergency Law on Gender based Violence, among others.
Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in different cities across the country in response to the alarming number of femicides.
The massive demonstrations were in response to several high-profile rape cases wherein the perpetrators were police officers
So far in 2019, over 105 cases of femicides have been registered in Peru
Protesters demanded an end to gender-based violence, the approval of the new bill to legalize abortion and the implementation of the sexual education law
Feminists across the continent have been mobilizing to change the draconian and repressive laws that inhibit access to legal, safe and free abortion
According to data collected by observatories on gender and feminist movements of the region, about 282 femicides happened in Latin America and the Caribbean in January alone
Marches were organized in all nine provinces in the country and also in Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana and Namibia