An Estimated 500,000 People Protest at the Women’s March on Washington
11 photos that capture the spirit and power of the Women's March on Washington. The march occurred on Saturday, January 21 in Washington, D.C.
Lottie Gidal and Maya Durham
January 24, 2017
Young adults hold up a freedom banner.
A “PEACE” flag waves over the crowd.
Approximately 500,000 people marched in D.C. Marches occurred in every continent across the globe.
Friends reunite at the peaceful protest while wearing the popular pussy hats.
There were many guest speakers at the event, including America Ferrera, Ilyasah Shabazz, and Angela Davis.
People around the world protested to end violence; fight for reproductive, LGBTQIA, worker’s, civil, disability, and immigrant rights; and protect the environment.
There were 673 “sister marches” around the globe.
Young adults climb rafters to see and listen to speakers over the vast crowd.
The Women’s March on Washington website reports 2,587,190 people marched on Saturday, January 21.
A man shouts in D.C.
A plastic form of President Donald Trump’s face hangs off a pole.
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