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A day without women: Strikes across Latin America

A woman is detained by security forces during a rally and strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A woman is detained by security forces during a rally and strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A woman is detained by security forces during a rally and strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif
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People work at the newsroom of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People work at the newsroom of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People work at the newsroom of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) demonstrate along a highway during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) demonstrate along a highway during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) demonstrate along a highway during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos
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Women take part in a strike as part of International Women's Day in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women take part in a strike as part of International Women's Day in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women take part in a strike as part of International Women's Day in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A woman throws a stick toward a riot police vehicle during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman throws a stick toward a riot police vehicle during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman throws a stick toward a riot police vehicle during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A man walks through the platform of a subway station during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A man walks through the platform of a subway station during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A man walks through the platform of a subway station during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Women release colored smoke as they take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women release colored smoke as they take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women release colored smoke as they take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif
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A woman takes part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman takes part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

A woman takes part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Empty chairs are pictured after women stayed away from school during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Empty chairs are pictured after women stayed away from school during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico,...more

Empty chairs are pictured after women stayed away from school during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Employees of Mersen de Mexico Juarez take part in a ceremony for the "Day without women" protest, part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Employees of Mersen de Mexico Juarez take part in a ceremony for the "Day without women" protest, part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Employees of Mersen de Mexico Juarez take part in a ceremony for the "Day without women" protest, part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A general view shows empty work space at NDP Technology, a private company specializing in PCB (Printed Circuit Board) assembly for different industries, after female employees stayed away from work during the "Day without women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A general view shows empty work space at NDP Technology, a private company specializing in PCB (Printed Circuit Board) assembly for different industries, after female employees stayed away from work during the "Day without women" protest, as part of...more

A general view shows empty work space at NDP Technology, a private company specializing in PCB (Printed Circuit Board) assembly for different industries, after female employees stayed away from work during the "Day without women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Women react during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women react during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

Women react during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif
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A woman shouts slogans in front of the government house (unseen) during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman shouts slogans in front of the government house (unseen) during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman shouts slogans in front of the government house (unseen) during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado
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People gather outside the National Congress during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti

People gather outside the National Congress during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti

People gather outside the National Congress during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti
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A male employee cooks in a cafeteria after his female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A male employee cooks in a cafeteria after his female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020....more

A male employee cooks in a cafeteria after his female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Men walk next to a wall with a picture of a woman during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Men walk next to a wall with a picture of a woman during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Men walk next to a wall with a picture of a woman during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Women carry pink crosses during the "Day without women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Women carry pink crosses during the "Day without women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Women carry pink crosses during the "Day without women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf
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A man is detained by security forces during a rally and strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man is detained by security forces during a rally and strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man is detained by security forces during a rally and strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A woman wears a hood while taking part in a strike in Concepcion, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod

A woman wears a hood while taking part in a strike in Concepcion, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod

A woman wears a hood while taking part in a strike in Concepcion, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod
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Members of a security forces are seen in action during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Members of a security forces are seen in action during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Members of a security forces are seen in action during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti

Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti

Women take part in a demonstration in support of women global strike and against gender violence in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Florencia Guzzetti
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A mother carries her daughter during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

A mother carries her daughter during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

A mother carries her daughter during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif
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Women raise their hands in a peace sign in front of a security forces water cannon truck during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women raise their hands in a peace sign in front of a security forces water cannon truck during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women raise their hands in a peace sign in front of a security forces water cannon truck during a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) hold candles during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) hold candles during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

Women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) hold candles during "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos
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Women take part in a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women take part in a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Women take part in a strike in Valparaiso, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A girl is pictured with women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) during the "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

A girl is pictured with women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) during the "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos

A girl is pictured with women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) during the "A Day Without Women" protest, in Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Isabel Mateos
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Male employees arrange products after their female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at Paris pharmacy in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Male employees arrange products after their female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at Paris pharmacy in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9,...more

Male employees arrange products after their female colleagues stayed away from work during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, at Paris pharmacy in Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf
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People work at a control room of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People work at a control room of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

People work at a control room of Multimedios Television during "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of protests against gender violence, in Monterrey, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A man walks through Plaza de Cibeles during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A man walks through Plaza de Cibeles during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A man walks through Plaza de Cibeles during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women take part in a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Women wear miniature skirts like bandanas as a way of claiming the rights of indigenous Aymara women at a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women wear miniature skirts like bandanas as a way of claiming the rights of indigenous Aymara women at a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado

Women wear miniature skirts like bandanas as a way of claiming the rights of indigenous Aymara women at a demonstration during a global protest against gender violence, in La Paz, Bolivia March 9, 2020. REUTERS/David Mercado
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A woman gestures during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

A woman gestures during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif

A woman gestures during a demonstration in support of women and against gender violence in front of the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mariana Greif
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Men are seen inside a metro car during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Men are seen inside a metro car during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Men are seen inside a metro car during the "A Day Without Women" protest, as part of the escalation of historic protests against gender violence, in Mexico City, Mexico March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Participants gather in support of a global strike by women to claim for their rights and protest against gender violence, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Participants gather in support of a global strike by women to claim for their rights and protest against gender violence, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Participants gather in support of a global strike by women to claim for their rights and protest against gender violence, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Women take part in a strike in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Sofia Yanjari

Women take part in a strike in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Sofia Yanjari

Women take part in a strike in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Sofia Yanjari
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Women clash with riot police during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Women clash with riot police during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Women clash with riot police during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A woman is helped while reacting to tear gas during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman is helped while reacting to tear gas during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman is helped while reacting to tear gas during a women's strike as part of International Women's Day activities in Santiago, Chile March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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