Plaza Margaret Thatcher... in Madrid. Yes, it is real, and ironically outside an abandoned bank.
Since 2017, when 40,000 women ascended on Madrid the 8th March has become a big date in the Spanish calendar. 2018 was when it really hit it off with millions of women striking in the first ever 24 hour strike. Housewives hung out their aprons, next to the Spanish flags, in solidarity with their fellow strikers. Here is why, in 2019, it is more important than ever.
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"The fascists are on the rise " scream the left and “Cultural Marxism is consuming our community " say the ultra right catholics. Whatever your political standing, you cannot deny that Madrid is a city that likes voicing its opinion. Even if you are an English speaker you can get involved. It's just knowing where to turn.