A day after the inauguration on January 21, 2017, supporters around the world joined Washington, DC for one of the city’s largest organized acts of solidarity to date. The Women’s March on Washington was missioned to spread the message of solidarity around women’s rights in the wake of the divisive election and inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.
What started from a Facebook post became an international movement of resistance against the Trump Administration’s professed agenda of divisive policies. In Washington, DC, a record-breaking 1,001,613 subway trips were recorded, starkly contrasting with Trump’s Inauguration Day number of a recorded 570,557 trips.
Walker’s Legacy, a partnering organization of the event, joined millions of people worldwide who marched for a number of civil rights including reproductive health, equal pay, racial and religious equality, disability rights
From Paris, France, to Austin, Texas, the Women’s March was a historic and moving day that promoted solidarity around women’s rights and embraced the diversity of the women’s rights agenda.
Below see highlights from marches across the globe and be sure to tag us in your memorable moments with #WLWomensMarch and #WomensMarch
— Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) January 21, 2017
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) January 21, 2017
— Larry Ryckman (@larryryckman) January 21, 2017
— Bristina (@_VivaLaTina) January 22, 2017
— Women’s March (@womensmarch) January 22, 2017