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Despite the downpour, thousands of women took to the streets of downtown Buenos Aires clutching umbrellas and hand-painted signs to make their way from the Obelisk to Plaza de Mayo.

Even if it gets the bulk of the coverage, Buenos Aires was far from the only place that saw protests as men and women joined demonstrations in 21 other cities throughout the country.

Here are some of the highlights:

Mendoza

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Woman wears a sign bearing the name of a victim found in February of this year, strangled and without a face.
Woman wears a sign bearing the name of a victim found in February this year (photo via Télam).

Salta

Sign reads: 'Build from equality'. Photo via Télam.
Women hold a sign that reads, “Build from equality (Photo via Télam).

During the protests, women called for an end to all kinds of violence against — and harassment of — women, attacking what is often identified as the root of such crimes: “machismo.”

Signs read things such as: '
Signs read (L to R): “I want to work without being harassed”; ‘Sorry to bother you but we are being murdered”; “One day I will no longer be afraid to walk down the street. I will no longer be afraid of dying because of your machismo”; “I want to choose the hands that touch me” (Photo via Télam).

San Juan

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Sign reads: 'Does killing me make you more of a man?'
Sign reads: “Does killing me make you more of a man?” (Photo via Télam).

Santa Rosa, La Pampa

The rain fails to deter protesters. Photo via Télam.
The rain fails to deter protesters. (Photo via Télam)
Signs read (L to R): 'Sorry to bother you, but we are being murdered' ; 'We are the cry of those who no longer have a voice'
Signs read (L to R): “Sorry to bother you, but we are being murdered”; “We are the cry of those who no longer have a voice” (photo via Télam).

Tucumán

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Writing reads: 'Free';
Writing reads (L to R): “Free”; “Women are the most widely considered private property”; “Today for us” (Photo via Télam)

Neuquén

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Sign reads: “With the woman at home, everyone’s fight gets delayed” (photo via Télam).

Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz

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Sign reads: 'If you touch one of us, we all react'
Sign reads: “If you touch one of us, we all react” (photo via Télam).

Santiago del Estero

Signs read (L to R): 'Never stop standing out, Your body belongs to you, and nobody else!'; 'From the street to my home, I want to be free, not brave'
Signs read (L to R): “Beautiful gem: Never stop shining, Your body belongs to you, and nobody else!!!”; “From the street to my home, I want to be free, not brave” (photo via Télam).
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The sign held by the woman above reads: “Today I will be the rebellion of the bodies left on the side of some road, inside a plastic bag or in a dirty basement…Today I will be the joy taken from a flower in spring, the dreams broken in a room at home…A cry, a burst of love, today I will be all of those things and every one of those that does not have them.”

Córdoba

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Rosario, Santa Fe

Sign reads: 'We want to live' (Photo via Télam)
Sign reads: “We want us alive” (Photo via Télam)
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(Photo via Télam)

Bariloche, Río Negro

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Sign reads: '12 years of silence; beaten up and abused by a bigamist' (Photo via Télam)
Sign reads: “12 years of silence, beaten up and abused by a bigamist” (photo via Télam).

Viedma, Río Negro

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Sign reads: “Legal Abortion: Remove your rosaries from my ovaries” (photo via Télam).
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Sign reads: “We are the cry of those who no longer have a voice” (photo via Télam).

Paraná, Entre Ríos

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Sign reads: ‘My body should not become my grave’ (Photo via Télam)
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(Photo via Télam)

Santa Fe

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(Photo via Télam)

Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires

The parents of Lucía Pérez join the march in Mar del Plata. (Photo via Télam)
The parents of Lucía Pérez join the march in Mar del Plata (photo via Télam).
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(Photo via Télam)

Formosa

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(Photo via Télam)

Posadas, Misiones

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Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires

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19/10/2016 Bahia Blanca: Miles de mujeres marcharon por las calles de Bahia Blanca en reclamo de justicia en marco del Niunamenos. Foto: Horacio Culaciatti/telam/jr
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La Plata, Buenos Aires

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