GU­ATEMALA

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - NATION+WORLD -

March for women: An in­dige­nous woman car­ries a sign that says in Span­ish “Why did my grand­fa­ther rape me?” dur­ing a march on In­ter­na­tional Day for the Elim­i­na­tion of Vi­o­lence Against Women in Gu­atemala City on Fri­day. Ac­cord­ing to Gu­atemala’s Na­tional In­sti­tute of Foren­sic Sci­ences, vi­o­lence against women in Gu­atemala has in­creased ev­ery year since 2012. Fri­day’s des­ig­na­tion is part of a United Na­tions cam­paign for 16 days of ac­tivism against gen­der-based vi­o­lence.

MOISES CASTILLO — THE AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

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