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Amnesty International USA / DC Women Human Rights Action Team . Stop Violence Against Women Rally . Dupont Circle, NW . WDC . Saturday afternoon, 3 December 2005



The "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence" runs from International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Nov. 25) through International Human Rights Day (Dec. 10).


Organized by DC's Women's Human Rights Action Network in solidarity with other groups throughout the world a rally was held in Dupont Circle on Saturday, 3 December 2005 to bring attention to the ongoing 'Stop Violence Against Women' Campaign


This particular rally, in Dupont Circle, was held to bring attention to the 'End Femicide in Mexico' campaign. Pictures displayed at the base of the fountain represent some of the 400 women and girls in Juarez and Chilhuahua, Mexico, that have been murdered. More than 70 are still missing. For more information regarding The Women and Girls of Juarez Demand Justice' visit


Elvert Xavier Barnes Photography

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Taken on December 4, 2005