Argentina: Protesters march against femicide in Buenos Aires

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Buenos Aires, Saturday, after 16-year-old Anahi Benitez was found murdered on Friday. The protesters, who were formed of local residents, the teenager's schoolmates as well as social organisations, marched under the #NiUnaMenos (#NotOneLess) banner from Avenida de Mayo and 9 de Julio Avenue. Benitez went missing last Saturday and died as the result of... Еще suffocation before being found on Friday, between 24-48 hours after her death. Maylen Garcia, who attended the march, said that such protests were a fight not just for women who have been murdered, but also for those still missing. «Girls going missing is commonplace, it can been seen constantly on social media and we respond in this manner, giving them a voice and providing support for all the families. The truth is that there is immense pain here, but we have no choice but to go out and fight,» Garcia said. A woman is murdered every 18 hours in Argentina, according to estimates.

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