Thousands of feminists dyed the streets of Madrid purple as they commemorated #.
Although Spain decriminalized abortion in 1985, women still face obstacles if they choose to terminate the pregnancy as many doctors refuse to perform the procedure. #

Despite setting up roadblocks and using pepper spray to curb their movement, thousands of women in Istanbul managed to get through police barricades as they occupied the city center for #.
They were heard chanting “we do not keep quiet, we do not obey.”

A giant airship that read “10 daily femicides” and “none in oblivion” was flown over Mexico City for #.
According to government figures, 969 femicides were recorded last year. But activists estimate it to be much higher; up to 10 women murdered every day.

This is how women in Istanbul celebrated #, making it clear that Turkey’s pulling out of the ‘Istanbul Convention’ is having disastrous consequences on women’s safety.
Recent years have seen an average of 400 femicides a year in Turkey.
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