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Argentina: Women's March in Buenos Aires Jan. 20

Women's March to be held in Buenos Aires on January 20; anticipate transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 1/20/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires

Event

A Women's March is set to take place in Buenos Aires at 15:00 (local time) on Saturday, January 20, beginning at Plaza Intendente Seeber, next to the United States Embassy. Increased security measures and localized transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the march.

Context

Demonstrations in major cities across the world are being organized to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the 2017 Women's Marches, during which tens of thousands of people marched in support of women's rights and other progressive causes. The January 21, 2017, marches were organized as a response to the controversial election of US President Donald Trump and his inauguration, which took place the day prior.

Advice

Individuals in the Buenos Aires are advised to allow for extra time to reach their destinations.

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