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Mon Jan 22 2018 (Updated 01/30/18)
Millions March for Women's Rights Worldwide
Women Across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa Rise Up for the 2018 Women's March
On January 20, the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of President Trump, women, children, and allies worldwide demonstrated in hundreds of cities, often in freezing temperatures, to stand up against against Donald Trump and his policies, patriarchal and racist violence and oppression, and for a brighter future for women. The numbers were massive across North America, with 300,000 Chicago, 200,000 in New York City, a half million in Los Angeles, and at least 100,000 in San Francisco. Tens of thousands marched in medium-sized cities such as Oakland, and in smaller towns such as Fresno, thousands took a stand. On January 21, many more took to the streets of Las Vegas, Berlin, Paris, London, and other cities across the globe.

U.S. organizers issued a unifying declaration of principles for the 2018 Women's March: "We believe that Women’s Rights are Human Rights and Human Rights are Women’s Rights. We must create a society in which women — including Black women, Native women, poor women, immigrant women, disabled women, Muslim women, lesbian queer and trans women — are free and able to care for and nurture their families, however they are formed, in safe and healthy environments free from structural impediments." Named goals included ending violence, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights, workers' rights, civil rights, disability rights, immigrant rights, and environmental justice.

San Francisco: An Editorial Perspective | video photo San Francisco Women's March 2018 | SF Women's March: A Glorious Day | photo 2018 Women's Rally & March Stop The Attack On Women, Immigrants & Workers San Francisco | calendar Women's March San Francisco: "Hear our Vote!" March & Rally 2018 | calendar Women never pay Trump rent again: the walking tour

Fresno: photo Women's March in Fresno | calendar Women's March Fresno: "HEAR OUR VOTE!" Rally & March 2018

Santa Cruz: pdf Flyer Distributed at the Women's March in Santa Cruz | calendar Women's March Santa Cruz: "Be the Change" Anniversary Women’s March 2018

San Mateo: photo Voices Rise in Protest of Trump's Government Shutdown in San Mateo

Northern California and U.S. announcements: calendar Women's March Oakland: "Hear our Vote!" March | calendar Women's March Sonoma: Anniversary March 2018 | calendar Women's March San Luis Obispo: "Hear our Vote!" Voices of Resistance Rally | calendar Watsonville: Lgbtq+ and Womxns Rally | calendar Women's March San Jose 2018: "Hear Our Vote" March, Rally & Week of Action | calendar Women's March Contra Costa: Anniversary March 2018 in Walnut Creek | calendar Women's Rally Santa Rosa: Rally/Gathering 2018 at Old Courthouse Square | calendar Women's March Modesto: "Hear Our Vote!" Rallies & March 2018 | calendar Women's March Monterey Bay: "Together We Rise!" March & Rally 2018 | calendar Women's March Chico 2018: "They Heard Our Voice, Now They Will #HEAROURVOTE" | calendar Women's March Napa: First We March, Then We Vote March & Rally | calendar Women's March Sacramento: March & Rally at the California State Capitol | calendar Women's March Pacifica: "Hear Our Vote!" Pacifica State Beach March 2018 | calendar National Women's March 2018: March & Rally in Las Vegas, NV | calendar Women's March: National & International 1st Anniversary Sister Marches Jan. 20 & 21

Publish your Women's March reports, photos, video, and audio to Indybay at indybay.org/publish.php.

Related Feature: Women's Marches Across US and Worldwide Represent Largest Demonstrations in Recent Memory (2017)
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