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Thousands brave rain and come out to decry violence against women
Chanting slogans and carrying banners and flags, thousands of Argentinians marched to the pink presidential palace at the Plaza de Mayo square. Similar marches against gender-based violence also took place in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
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Women demonstrate against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Women march against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women demonstrate against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women protest violence against women in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Women across Latin America protested in response to the shocking Oct. 8 rape and killing of teenage girl Lucia Perez in Argentina. Authorities say that she had been drugged, raped and impaled by two men who have been arrested. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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Women demonstrate against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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A woman carries a banner that reads in Spanish "We want us alive" during a demonstrating against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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People hold a banner that reads in Spanish "not one less" at Plaza de Mayo square overlooking the Casa Rosada government palace during a massive demonstration against violence against women in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines marched across the country to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry after the recent killing of a 16-year-old girl who was slain after she was drugged, raped and tortured. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Activists shout slogans and hold signs that read in Spanish "Stop violence against women" during a march against gender violence in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Similar protests were made throughout Latin America after a 16-year-old girl was slain, drugged, raped and tortured in Argentina. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Thousands of people gather at Plaza de Mayo square overlooking the Casa Rosada government palace during a massive demonstration against violence against women in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines marched across the country to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry after the recent killing of a 16-year-old girl who was slain after she was drugged, raped and tortured. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Aymara women and activists shout slogans and hold signs that read in Spanish "not one less" during a march against gender violence in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Similar protests were made throughout Latin America after a 16-year-old girl was slain, drugged, raped and tortured in Argentina. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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A woman looks from above hundreds of protesters with umbrellas during a massive demonstration against gender violence, at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines marched across the country to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry after the recent killing of a 16-year-old girl who was slain after she was drugged, raped and tortured. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women protest against gender violence in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Women across Latin America participated in protests in response to the shocking rape and killing of a teenage girl on Oct. 8 in Argentina. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women shout during a demonstrating against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines marched to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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A woman with her face painted protests against gender violence in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Women across Latin America participated in protests in response to the shocking rape and killing of a teenage girl on Oct. 8 in Argentina. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women protest against gender violence in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Similar protests were made throughout Latin America after a 16-year-old girl was slain, drugged, raped and tortured in Argentina. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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Women demonstrate against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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Women dressed in black wear masks with text that reads in Spanish "Not more femicides" as they play drums during a demonstrating against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Argentines are marching in Buenos Aires to condemn violence against women in a protest that is being followed in other Latin American countries. Wednesday's demonstration comes after the recent rape and brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Thousands brave rain and come out to decry violence against women

Chanting slogans and carrying banners and flags, thousands of Argentinians marched to the pink presidential palace at the Plaza de Mayo square. Similar marches against gender-based violence also took place in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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