Rallies, Marches Held Around NYC for ‘Day Without a Woman’

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Marches and rallies were held around NYC Wednesday to mark the "A Day Without a Woman" strike.
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A sign reading "the future is female" was held Wednesday at a "Day Without a Woman" rally at Columbus Circle.
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A sign reading "nevertheless she persisted" was held Wednesday at a "Day Without a Woman" rally at Columbus Circle.
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Thousands were expected to participate in marches and rallies in NYC Wednesday for "A Day Without a Woman"
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A sign reading "hear our voice" was held Wednesday at a "Day Without a Woman" rally at Columbus Circle.
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Thousands were expected to participate in marches and rallies in NYC Wednesday for "A Day Without a Woman"
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Women gather together at Central Park for the "A Day Without A Woman" rally.
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A woman holds a sign that reads "The rise of the woman equals the rise of the nation" at "A Day Without a Woman" rally in Central Park.
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A woman stands in a crowd in Central Park holding a sign that reads "You can't do it without us" in Central Park at a "A Day Without A Woman" rally.
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A sign at the "A Day Without A Woman" rally reads "I am no longer accepting the thing I cannot change..I'm changing the things I cannot accept!"
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Subway riders on their way to "A Day Without A Woman" rally.
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A demonstrator wears red and displays her homemade sign in solidarity with women and Muslims.
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Bianca Rosembert
Pint-sized demonstrators show their support at the #DayWithoutAWoman march in Columbus Circle — with parental supervision, of course.
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Women marched along 59th Street and Central Park West toward Trump Tower holding signs with feminist slogans, including one "nasty woman" who urged her peers to keep fighting.
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Demonstrators made it clear that a woman's right to choose is paramount.
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A simple sign drives home an important point shared by many at the march.
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A father shows that protesting has no age limit as he lifted up his toddler while she waved a red beanie cap in support of the march.
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Brittany Bone
Hundreds of men showed their support at #DayWithoutAWoman by holding up signs and chanting in the crowd.
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A mom and her daughter were ready to march, both sporting a red item of clothing as they walked hand in hand to a rally held at Washington Square Park.
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Not all women were able to take the day off, so one participant demonstrated for them.
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Brittany Bone
The crowd at the Washington Square Park rally covered about a third of the park about an hour before the march was set to start.
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