Wednesday 18 July 2018

In Pictures: Women across US march on first anniversary of Trump inauguration

The president said it was a ‘perfect day’ for women to march to celebrate the ‘economic success and wealth creation’ of his first year in office.

Women’s March demonstrators walk past the White House in Washington
Women’s March demonstrators walk past the White House in Washington

By Associated Press

Thousands of women across the US marched on Saturday to protest against government policies on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women’s rights and more.

US President Donald Trump said it was a “perfect day” for the demonstrations, which marked the first anniversary of his inauguration.

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Women’s March demonstrators protest at the Capitol and Washington Monument
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Protesters take to the streets of New York
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Yoko Ono joined demonstrators in NYC York
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Activists march in New York
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Celebrities were out in force in Los Angeles. Here, actress Natalie Portman addresses crowds, alongside Eva Longoria and Constance Wu

Women’s march Los Angeles January 20th 2018

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Scarlett Johansson also addressed the Women’s March in LA
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Film director Rob Reiner rallied the crowd
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A protester takes a selfie in front of posters supporting the cause in Los Angeles
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Protesters take to the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Three-year-old Peighton Letizia campaigns for Girl Power in Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Marchers in central Seattle
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A police officer watches from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Thousands gathered in Cincinnati
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Marchers head to the Texas State Capito
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The US marches coincided with anti-Trump protests outside the new US embassy in London

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