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In Mexico, women plan nationwide protest

Seattle Times Saturday, 7 March 2020
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s women are going on strike. In what could be the boldest women’s rights action since the #MeToo campaign, many of Mexico’s 21 million registered female workers are expected to stay home from work or school on Monday to protest gender violence. After several recent grisly killings, feminists proposed the action to […]
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News video: Millions of Mexico women to strike over gender-based violence

Millions of Mexico women to strike over gender-based violence 02:18

It comes after a year of countless protests against sexual harassment, abuse and murder, with government figures showing that men kill at least 10 women every day.

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