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Tens of thousands march in Peru against gender violence
More than 50,000 people marched in Peru's capital and eight other cities on Saturday to protest violence against woman and what they say is the indifference of the judicial system. (Photo: AP)
More than 50,000 people marched in Peru's capital and eight other cities on Saturday to protest violence against woman and what they say is the indifference of the judicial system. (Photo: AP)
Officials said the size of the protest against gender violence was unprecedented. (Photo: AP)
Officials said the size of the protest against gender violence was unprecedented. (Photo: AP)
Newly appointted President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took part in the march along with first lady Nancy Lange. (Photo: Twitter)
Newly appointted President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took part in the march along with first lady Nancy Lange. (Photo: Twitter)
Peru's march follows similar protests against gender violence in other Latin American countries, including Argentina and Brazil, held under the slogan #NiUnaMenos. (Photo: Twitter)
Peru's march follows similar protests against gender violence in other Latin American countries, including Argentina and Brazil, held under the slogan #NiUnaMenos. (Photo: Twitter)
A performer representing a woman attacked by a man stands next to a protester holding a banner that reads in Spanish "No more violence." (Photo: AP)
A performer representing a woman attacked by a man stands next to a protester holding a banner that reads in Spanish "No more violence." (Photo: AP)
Women look at protesters during marching against domestic violence in Lima. (Photo: AP)
Women look at protesters during marching against domestic violence in Lima. (Photo: AP)
The march comes after several recent high-profile cases in which male perpetrators were given what women's groups said were too-lenient sentences. (Photo: AP)
The march comes after several recent high-profile cases in which male perpetrators were given what women's groups said were too-lenient sentences. (Photo: AP)
A police woman stands guard wearing a sticker with a phrase that reads in English "Not one less". (Photo: AP)
A police woman stands guard wearing a sticker with a phrase that reads in English "Not one less". (Photo: AP)
A girl takes part in a march against domestic violence in Lima. (Photo: Twitter)
A girl takes part in a march against domestic violence in Lima. (Photo: Twitter)
Heavy security was deployed due to the large scale of the march. (Photo: Twitter)
Heavy security was deployed due to the large scale of the march. (Photo: Twitter)
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