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.
Here are some of the highlights:
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.”
Santa Rosa, La Pampa
Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz
Santiago del Estero
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.”