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The Women’s March in Pictures

The second day of the Trump administration saw an unprecedented wave of protests swell across the globe, as the Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches on all continents—yes, including Antarctica—fought back against the U.S. president’s frightening rhetoric.

Organizers estimated the total number of march participants at a stunning 2.5 million around the world. And with an estimated 500,000 marchers on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the Women’s March was the largest inaugural protest in U.S. history.

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About 500,000 people descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Phillip DeFranco/Twitter)

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Anti-Putin sentiment was strong in the Washington March (photo: Eva-Maria Simms)

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Males of all ages were welcomed at the Washington March (photo: Eva-Maria Simms)

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The march in Portland, Maine was thousands strong. (Photo: Jon Queally/Common Dreams)

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Protest signs in Portland, Maine. (Photo: Lauren McCauley/Common Dreams).

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Photo: Alexis Coe/Twitter

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Protesters marched in Oslo, Norway as the sun rose. (Photo: Reuters)

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The Women’s March in Paris. (Photo: Reuters)

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The Women’s March in Anchorage, Alaska (Photo: Diane Kaplan/Twitter)

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Dublin, Ireland (Photo: Reuters)

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Boston (Photo: OnlyinBoston/Twitter)

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Pre-march photo in Antarctica (Linda Zunas/Twitter)


 

 

Text adapted from an article by Nika Knight writing for Common Dreams.

4 comments on “The Women’s March in Pictures

  1. familytreedet
    January 23, 2017

    In a strange way as divisive as Trump was he did succeed in uniting people. Just goes to show the irony of life.

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  2. didine596472
    January 23, 2017

    Reblogged this on didine596472's Blog.

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  3. Linda J Diamond
    January 22, 2017

    I would love to see some more of those signs. They were so creative and applicable to the event. They did an excellent job with the signs, the hats, the pictures, etc. I wish that I had been there. Thank you for going.

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  4. triciaknoll
    January 22, 2017

    I was at the Washington march and am having fun assembling a cento poem from the signs people carried. I love the image from Antarctica.

    Liked by 1 person

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