translated from Spanish: 6 thousand people participated in the march for Free Abortion according to the Intendency

Nearly 6,000 people participated in the seventh march for Free Abortion in Santiagos according to the Metropolitan Intendency, according to the Intendencia Metropolitana. The activity was carried out in complete normality, except for isolated incidents involved by hooded men, who attacked a public transport hub on the side of the Republic metro and threw objects at police personnel. It was the organizers of the march themselves who repudiated the actions of the strangers, in a march that had its culmination in the Plaza Echaurren.La Intendenta Karla Rubilar, referred to the mobilization in his account of Twiiter “after act ends in a way peaceful march called in demand of “free, safe and free abortion” in the Alameda, in which 6 thousand people participated according to the estimate given by Carabineros”. From the Feminist Coordinator in Struggle, meanwhile, they indicated that – preliminaryly – the balance of accession is more than 20,000 people in the capital and 100 thousand throughout the country. This, because not only Santiago witnessed demonstrations in favor of free abortion. In other cities such as Iquique, Antofagasta, Calama, San Antonio, Valparaíso, Rancagua, Talca, Concepción, Temuco, Osorno, Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas were also marched. It should be noted that because the date coincides with The Day of Afro-Latin Women, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora, the anti-racist character of the feminist movement was also emphasized.

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