The Boston Women’s March catapulted me into fresh awareness and commitment. It was the most peaceful, electric, powerful antidote to the world change we saw in November.
These Ms. readers and community members opened up to us about what theyre fighting for at the Womens March,. Why are you marching today?
I will march for free thought and creative expression and all the social movements they inspire.
“I will not be suckered into hatred. There is too much work to be done.”
These images of monumental, formidable women commemorate and celebrate the Women’s March movement.
It is clear we can’t have climate justice without gender justice. Gender equity is key to everyone’s ability to thrive in the face of climate change.
The union movement gives women choice, autonomy, financial stability and the ability to take care of ourselves. These are the cornerstones of building true equality in any society.
On January 21, millions of us will march around the world. It won’t fix everything, but it will remind us how powerful our actions and voices can be.
While President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office on Friday, 50 women from El Paso and Ciudad Juárez will stand back to back on the Paso del Norte International Bridge and braid their hair together in an act of solidarity.
I march because as I grapple with the profound implications the rise of anti-choice politicians at the state and federal level will have on my community, I want to send a message that is loud and clear: We are not defeated and we are not going anywhere.