Laiza Onofre: The Mexican Illustrator Marched Against Femicides
“Around the last few weeks, there have been femicides that have hit many of us straight to the heart.
Every day 10 women are murdered in my country and nobody seems to care.
It was out of that anger that I wanted to create and share these posters for the march.” says Laiza Onofre. Read more about why she took to her art to the streets of Mexico.
A Day Without Them: Women Strike in Mexico
#UnDiaSinEllas (A Day Without Them) is a strike to protest against the violence we live with every day. It is a simulation of all the women who have gone missing and been murdered in the past years. It is also a protest to demand larger support for women’s rights. There will be an unignorable economic impact, since it is estimated this strike will cost the country around 1.3 million dollars.