Women will march this Sunday for Debanhi and victims of violence

Three days after the body of the young Debanhi Escobar, who was missing in Nuevo León, was found, women will march this Sunday in Mexico City to demand justice in her case and those of other victims of violence.
On Friday, at least two calls began to be broadcast. 
One proposes that the demonstrators meet at 12:00 pm in the Estela de Luz to walk Paseo de la Reforma. Those who attend are called to carry banners, candles and purple clothes, in order to demand justice for the victims of disappearance and femicide and justice for their families.

The other call is to meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Monument to the Revolution, to leave at 3:00 p.m. for the headquarters of the Attorney General’s Office of Mexico City (FGJCDMX).

Both demonstrations will take place after the one that women and collectives held on Friday afternoon and night in Nuevo León, hours after the discovery of the body and almost at the same time that the Attorney General’s Office of the state confirmed that the body found corresponds to Debanhi, an 18-year-old girl who was last seen alive in the early morning of April 9.
According to ministerial investigations and information gathered by Debanhi’s family, she went to a party at a fifth. Then she wanted to return home, but the driver who was supposed to take her left her on a road.
The search for Debanhi lasted for nearly two weeks, until his body was found in a cistern near a hotel in the municipality of Escobedo. The Nuevo Leon prosecutor’s office said Friday that Debanhi died from a severe blow to the head and is keeping several lines of investigation open.
Yesterday, his family accused irregularities in the investigations and asked for a second autopsy.
Debanhi’s death comes against a backdrop of increasing violence against women in Nuevo León, where disappearances and killings have been recorded in recent weeks. The adverse environment for women exists throughout the country, where between January and March alone 234 femicides were counted, according to figures from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP).
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Original source in Spanish

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