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Violence Against Women

Demonstrators march to protest the murder of Fatima, a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from the entrance of the Enrique C. Rebsamen primary school and later killed, in Mexico City. The girl's body was found wrapped in a bag and abandoned in a rural area on Saturday and was identified by genetic testing.

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Women holds up a handmade sign with a message that reads in Spanish: "Don't fear. I don't rape nor do I kill," during a demonstration against gender violence in Mexico City. The protest comes after last week's vicious murder of Ingrid Escamilla by her husband and controversy unleashed by the leaking of images of her body to the press, in a country where an average of 10 women are killed every day.

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A portrait of Eugenia Machuca Campos sits amid women's red shoes placed by activists to protest violence against women in the Zocalo, Mexico City's main plaza. According to her sister, Campos' ex-boyfriend is serving time in jail for her Oct. 2017 murder in the State of Mexico.

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Residents block a road during a protest against the death of a rape victim, who was allegedly set on fire earlier this month, in Muzaffarpur. The victim succumbed to her burn injuries Tuesday at a hospital in Patna.

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Liss Fernandez holds up a Chilean flag as she performs the feminist anthem "A rapist in your path," in a demonstration against gender-based violence, in front of the Supreme Court, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Rashtriya Seva Samithi Tamil Nadu unit members raised slogans in protest against violence on women, in Chennai.

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Activists raise slogans demanding for Centre to create a strong system of deterrence punishment to rapists in the country against sexual violence, in Mumbai.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel during a meeting with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati regarding the cases of crimes against women in the state, Lucknow.

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A woman joins a performance of “A Rapist in Your Path” at Venezuela square in Caracas, Venezuela. Born in Chile, the feminist anthem “A Rapist in Your Path” has become an international phenomenon, with activists in countries from Latin America to the U.S. and Europe staging public performance to denounce violence and human rights abuses against women.

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Women perform, "Un violador en tu camino" or "A rapist in your path," in a demonstration against gender-based violence, in front of the National stadium in Santiago, Chile. Blindfolded the women chant the words that include: "The fault wasn't mine, nor where I was, nor how I was dressed. You are the rapist," originated by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis which has become a global anthem for women against gender violence.

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After performing the choreography, “Un violador en tu camino” or "A rapist in your path," women show their support for Chile's anti-government protesters, in a demonstration against gender-based violence, at Cinelandia Square, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Women perform the choreography, “Un violador en tu camino” or "A rapist in your path," in a demonstration against gender-based violence, at Cinelandia Square, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The blindfolded women chanted the words that include: "The fault wasn't mine, nor where I was, nor how I was dressed. You were the rapist, you are the rapist," originated by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis which has become a global mantra for women against gender violence.

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Women participate in a protest against violence toward women, in the Zocalo in Mexico City on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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A woman has a slogan painted in her back during a march protesting violence against women in Mexico City on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In 2018 there were 3,662 gender-related killings of women in Mexico, according to the federal government.

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A protester holds a banner during a rally opposing the violence against women and girls, in Athens.

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Protesters take part in a rally opposing the violence against women and girls, in Athens. Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of the Greek capital to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which takes place on November 25.

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Bollywood actors Tisca Chopra and Sudha Chandran with survivors participate in the Dignity March, aimed at ending sexual violence against women and children, at Sion in Mumbai.

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Women march from 9 de Julio Avenue towards the government house to protest gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Women lie on 9 de Julio Avenue to protest gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentine feminist groups and labor unions are protesting a court ruling that acquitted two men accused of sexually abusing and killing 16-year-old Lucia Perez.

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A display of hundreds of red shoes spread as protest against violence toward women in Israel at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel. A nationwide strike in protest of violence against women commemorating the 24 victims of domestic violence with thousands of men and women calling on the government to take action against domestic abuse.

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A phalanx of Turkish police officers in riot gear, right, block protesters during a rally in central Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue, the main shopping road of Istanbul to mark the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Protesters, mostly women, display placards during a rally ahead of the global action to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. The protesters also assailed the alleged sexual abuse committed by authorities against women in "exchange for life or liberty of their partners or their own" following the recent incident involving a police officer who allegedly raped the daughter of a couple arrested in the so-called war on drugs, in exchange for their freedom. The sign at center reads: Livelihood Not Killings! and at left reads: Rice and Roses Not Violence!

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The Farnesina Italian foreign ministry headquarters are illuminated in red on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome.

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A woman with carries the Spanish word "Justice" during a march marking the International Day for the elimination of violence against women in Mexico City. The woman at right carries a sign referring to Abigail, a law student who was killed on Dec. 10, 2016.

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A woman wearing a wedding dress and clutching a cross marches on the International Day for the elimination of violence against women in Mexico City.

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People take part during a protest against sexism and gender violence in Madrid, Spain.

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A woman holds banners reading, ''I want to be free. I want to be alive'', left, and "I'm free'', at right, while protesting to male violence against women, in Pamplona, northern Spain during the International Day Against Male Violence.

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Protesters, mostly women, display various placards calling to end violence towards women, and chant slogans during a rally in central Istanbul to mark the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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A woman shouts slogans in front a banner reading, ''Sexual violence is also based violence'' as people protest male violence against women, in Pamplona, northern Spain during the International Day Against Male Violence. Activists are marching in more than 40 cities and towns in Spain to mark the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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A woman burns a flare during a protest against sexism and gender violence in Madrid, Spain. Many thousands are expected to join rallies in various cities around the world to protest against sexist violence.

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Women march in downtown Rome ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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Women dressed as brides attend a march marking the International Day for the elimination of violence against women in Mexico City.

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A woman wears black paint to protest femicides during a march marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Asuncion, Paraguay. According to officials, Paraguay has had 48 femicides reported this year.

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American actress Ashley Judd gestures as she speaks during a conference about the violence of prostitution in Paris, France. She has become a symbol of the #metoo movement against sexual harassment, abuse and other wrongdoing by powerful men.

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People hold placards as they protest against mob lynching and sexual violence against women, in Ahmedabad.

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People hold placards as they protest against mob lynching and sexual violence against women, in Ahmedabad.

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Woman activists hold candles with their faces covered, while taking part in a protest against male violence, a few days before the famous San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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Woman activists hold candles with their faces covered, while taking part in a protest against male violence, a few days before the famous San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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A protester holds a sign reading ‘It’s not abuse, it’s rape’ during a demonstration while blocking the street outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain.

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Protesters demonstrate while blocking the street outside the Justice Ministry in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage Thursday by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, in a case that has shocked Spain.

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All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) activists raise slogans as they protest against atrocities on women, in Patna.

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Students ­protested across Kashmir ­demanding ­justice for the eight-year-old Bakarwal girl, who was raped and killed in Kathua

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The girl, who was 12 when she was raped, holds her baby

Women protest during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. The text written of the woman's body at left reads in Spanish "Mi body, my decision."

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A group of women protest as they climb the statue of Archbishop Crescente Errazuriz in in front of the Catholic University, during a feminist march, in Santiago, Chile.

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A topless woman with the Spanish message written on her back: "Fire to the patriarchy, morals and the state" confronts a police water cannon during a feminist march in Santiago, Chile. Students marched to protest sexual abuse, sexism and to demand equal opportunities for woman in education.

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Women shout during a protest marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Biancka Fernandes performs during a protest marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Women march marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Mexico City. They are demanding justice in the face of the many missing and murder cases against women, that have not been resolved by Mexican authorities.

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A woman shouts slogans as she marches with others during a protest against violence against women to commemorate the International Day against male violence in Madrid. The sign reads in Spanish: "Let's fly we are butterflies".

AP Photo/Francisco Seco

People gather in front of the Ministry of Justice during a protest against violence against women in Madrid. Placards read in Spanish: "Justice for women" and "judges judge with pre-judgement".

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Photograph by Jitender Gupta

NGO activists shout slogans during a protest march at Jantar Mantar against Chandigarh stalking case, in New Delhi.

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Mahila Congress activists shout slogans against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a demonstration to protest against alleged rising incidents of rape on minors and crime against women in the State, in Bhopal.

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Dileep being produced before a magistrate in Kochi on July 11

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