A woman holds a candle as she protests against gender violence and femicides at Angel de la Independencia monument in Mexico City, Mexico, on February 22, 2020.

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The country has seen a rise in reported femicides and violence against women. Despite the president's promises to address the violence, his administration has cut programs aimed at helping women and girls.

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A woman holds a candle as she protests against gender violence and femicides at Angel de la Independencia monument in Mexico City, Mexico, on February 22, 2020.

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