The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, scores of marchers gathered in the capital, around the country, and around the world to make a statement for women’s rights in the Women’s March on Washington.
Alarming comments about women made by the President throughout his campaign sparked the marches. These comments struck fear in the heart’s of women and ignited a fire that filled them with strength to fight for their rights.
According to the movement’s official site, the goal of the marches was for the groups targeted during the election— women, immigrants, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people of color, Muslims, those with disabilities, and those who’ve faced sexual assault— to stand up and “send a bold message to our new government on their first day…
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