Women who support the government of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro took to the streets on Saturday, February 22, to demand an end to the violence that has been sweeping the country as protests continue.
Photographer Jesus Gil shared photos of the demonstration on Demotix:
The day before the march, Andreína Tarazón, Minister of Women's Affairs and Gender Equality in Venezuela, invited women to join the demonstration:
#mujeresporlapaz marchamos para pedir el cese al vandalismo, la violencia y por el respeto a la Constitución.
— Andreína Tarazón (@AndreinaTarazon) February 21, 2014
We march to demand an end to vandalism and violence, and [to demand] respect for the Constitution.