Across Latin America where rape and domestic abuse are common, women rallied in support of International Women’s Day.
One of the biggest marches was in Chile, where demonstrators clashed with police as feminists called for a nationwide strike on Monday.
Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.
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Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.
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Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person’s consent.