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Spanish Women Strike as International Women’s Day Marked Worldwide

HeadlineMar 08, 2019

And women around the world are marking International Women’s Day with protests for pay equity, reproductive rights and an end to sexual violence. In Spain, thousands of women have gone on strike today to defend gender-violence legislation against efforts by far-right politicians to repeal the landmark law. And in Paris, women gathered outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy for a protest led by Amnesty International demanding the release of jailed women activists in Saudi Arabia.

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