16 days of activism: united to defend the right to a life free from violence

Proclaimed in 1999 by the United Nations, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women has been celebrated since 1981 by feminist activists around the world, and particularly in Latin America. The date was chosen in memory of the Mirabal sisters, also known as the Mariposas sisters. Activists and opponents of Rafael Trujillo’s […]