On January 21, the day after President Trump was sworn into office, marches around the globe took place to stand up for women’s rights. Our Co Editor-in-Chief, Meredith Kestel, was in New York at one of the rallies.
Marchers raise a parachute with different phrases and cheers.
A young protester holds a sign in New York that describes how she feels.
A young women stands and waits for the march to start.
Police were in attendance to manage the crowd. All remarks back and forth were in good nature, nothing violent to be heard.
Salma Bensalim waits for the march to start on Jan. 21
Volunteers lead the way as the march begins.
A New York drum line starts the march with cheers and beats.
Women’s rights and animal rights activist whistles as he enters the march.
Many signs were made for the march, each very different.
Whoopi Goldberg leads the march with young women holding a banner.
Young women joined by Whoopi Goldberg hold a banner and begin the march of protesters.
Participants of all ages were on 42nd Street on Jan. 21.
A sea of protesters can be seen up and down the streets of New York City.
Not only women marched, men and children joined in the protests.
A child sits on the shoulders of her father in the march.
Signs of all different meanings can be seen on the streets.