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    The gathering comes as the Latin American country legalised abortion in December 2020, becoming the fifth nation in the region to greenlight the termination of pregnancy.

    Sputnik is live from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where thousands of activists have taken to the streets to call for equal rights and a cessation of violence and sexual harassment against women.

    The gathering comes on International Women's Day - an annual celebration with its roots in the movement for women's rights. In Argentina, 8 March is not a public holiday.

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