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Violence against Women and Monuments

By MATT SEDDON Mexico City’s Angel of Independence Monument is now covered with political graffiti. It is now both a witness to the hopes that come with independence and to the lack of independence women in Mexico have due to violence. The protests that included spray painting the Angel were instigated by allegations of horrendous rapes of underage girls by

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The Purple Glitter Dust Rebellion

By RICARDO CASTILLO  For two consecutive weeks, throngs of angry masked women have staged virulent protests against the Mexico City police. These often violent demonstrations have taken city authorities — and especial women’s lib advocate Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum — by surprise given the unexpected spontaneity from which the protests sprouted. There are, however, motives. It all started with two incidents

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