Aili Mari Tripp

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Women hold posters reading "Only one hero, the people," left, and "The power belongs to the people" during a demonstration in Algeria on March 8. (Anis Belghoul/AP)

Unlike previous years, International Women’s Day this year was marked by demonstrations in which unprecedented numbers of women and men marched in cities throughout Algeria to demand freedom, democracy, dignity, government transparency and an end to corruption. The demonstrations came on the heels of two weeks of massive protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to run for a fifth term in this April’s elections, remaining in power as he has since 1999. He suffered a stroke in 2013 and has rarely been seen in public since then.

Women are central to this movement, joining men in filling the streets day after day.…  Seguir leyendo »