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PHOTOS: Venezuelan Women March for Peace in Caracas
Written by Silvia Viñas On 25 February 2014 @ 14:59 pm | No Comments
In English, Latin America, Photos, Protest, Quick Reads, Spanish, Venezuela, War & Conflict, Women & Gender
Women who support the government of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro took to the streets on Saturday, February 22, to demand an end to the violence that has been sweeping the country as protests  continue.
Photographer Jesus Gil shared photos of the demonstration on Demotix :
The day before the march, Andreína Tarazón, Minister of Women's Affairs and Gender Equality in Venezuela, invited women to join the demonstration:
#mujeresporlapaz  marchamos para pedir el cese al vandalismo, la violencia y por el respeto a la Constitución.
— Andreína Tarazón (@AndreinaTarazon) February 21, 2014 
We march to demand an end to vandalism and violence, and [to demand] respect for the Constitution.
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URLs in this post:
 protests: http://globalvoicesonline.org/specialcoverage/protests-in-venezuela/
 Demotix: http://www.demotix.com/news/3994336/women-march-peace-caracas#media-3994242
 Image: http://www.demotix.com/news/3994336/women-march-peace-caracas#media-3994180
 #mujeresporlapaz: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23mujeresporlapaz&src=hash
 February 21, 2014: https://twitter.com/AndreinaTarazon/statuses/436917985110814720
 #MujeresPorLaPaz: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MujeresPorLaPaz&src=hash
 #MujeresContraElFacismo: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MujeresContraElFacismo&src=hash
 held that same day: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140222/massive-opposition-march-demands-freedom-venezuela-political-detain
 #22F: https://twitter.com/search?q=%2322F&src=hash
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