“What would a major, metropolitan city look like without women? Tens of thousands of Mexican women put that to the test Monday when they stayed home to protest their fury over the levels of violence against them, from daily aggressions to murder.” Vice: Mexican Women Are Shutting Down Their Country to Protest Violent Machismo Culture.

+ Buzzfeed: A Day Without Women. “Women-only subway cars were nearly empty during morning rush hour. Some banks and health food stores were closed, with signs announcing support for the strike posted on the doors. At a bookstore near the historic center of the capital, none of the 10 women employees had gone in to work — and their male counterparts said they were content picking up the slack.”