We must always remember that women have not and are not always safe in the public theater of protest and demonstration, whether on the streets or in digital spaces—where violence and harassment are often anonymous, faceless and unaccountable.
The silent outrage women have felt for oh, so long is finally gaining voice and gaining volume.
Nearly 2.7 million people joined at least 419 Women’s Marches in the U.S. and its territories, in red states and blue states, in all 50 states, and at least 131 marches in 33 other countries around the world.
This will not be our defeat; it is our rebirth. Change is possible. And I believe it can begin with young women like me.
The #MeToo movement—also known in Italy as #quellavoltache (that time that)—was a central focus of this year’s Women’s Marches in Rome, Milan and Florence.
I felt compelled to celebrate the women who are speaking up and fighting back—so I began creating small, handcrafted tiny monuments, or tributes, to these women in the midst of this dark and oppressive administration.
I held a Women’s March by myself in Ava, Missouri.
Celebrities, politicians and activists delivered moving, powerful speeches and performances at the 2018 Women’s Marches. Here are some of our favorites—what were yours?
Perhaps men named nature Mother Earth because they felt that they could dominate her, exploit her and abuse her, and that she would be silent in response—or at least unable to fight back in immediate defense.
This weekend, the Ms. community marched on—and reported back from the Women’s March front lines on Instagram.