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25 November, 1981 declared “International Day Against Violence Against Women”
The date is chosen by the first Feminist Encuentro for Latin America and the Caribbean to commemorate the lives of Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa Mirabal. The three sisters were violently assassinated on 25 November 1960 following years of resistance against the Trujillo dictatorship.

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