4 memorable points from the Women’s March event in early 2017

The `Women’s Marches` held in Washington D.C (USA) took place on January 21, 2017, just one day after the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, attracting more than 500,000 participants.

Women’s March` is a political march taking place in many cities around the world since January 21, 2017, encouraging support for women’s rights, immigration reform, the LGBT community, and declaring issues of gender equality.

Let’s take a look at ELLE’s memorable points in the `Women’s Marches` marching movement:

The `Women’s Marches` march took place in Washington, D.C

The campaign begins at 10 a.m. on Independence Avenue and 3rd Street at the southwest corner of the Capitol building.

4 memorable points from the Women's March event in early 2017

A large number of protesters gathered at the National Mall area, where the `Women’s Marches` was taking place.

The person behind the `Women’s Marches` marching movement

The idea of organizing a march came from the Facebook page of a retired female lawyer named Teresa Shook in Hawaii and invited 40 of her friends to attend the march in Washington.

4 memorable points from the Women's March event in early 2017

Ms. Tamika Mallory (right), co-founder of the `Women’s March` movement, in an interview program on January 9 with two colleagues, Ms. Carmen Perez (left) and Linda Sarsour in New York.

By January 18, more than 400 organizations ready to support and accompany were named in the list of `Partners` appearing on the official website of `women’s march`.

Convey a positive message

The organizers affirmed that the movement is not purely `anti-Trump`.

Linda Sarsour, president of the Arab American Association of New York, told the New York Times that the march was `an opportunity to bring these conversations to an end.`

Famous personalities joined in to speak out

The protest did not stop on the streets, across social networks, many female stars such as Amy Schumer, Samantha Bee, Olivia Wilde, Lupita Nyong’o, Chelsea Handler, Zendaya, Katy Perry, Madonna and Cher also spoke out against it.

4 memorable points from the Women's March event in early 2017

Ms. Gloria Steinem – American feminist icon, she shared on Instagram: `Our Constitution does not begin with the word ‘I’, Mr. President.

4 memorable points from the Women's March event in early 2017

Queen of pop music `Madonna participated in a speech at the Women’s March march movement event.

4 memorable points from the Women's March event in early 2017

Singer Katy Perry posted a photo of her family and a long caption before joining the protest: `Today, I will march with many sisters, but what makes me proud is

Actress Natalie Portman did not mind being `pregnant` and still marched on the streets with women.

Not only women, the Women’s March also received support from Hollywood men like actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who were paying attention to the speech.

Singer Alicia Key performed with all her heart amid the ‘sea’ of protesters during the Women’s March movement.

Celebrities accompanied the Women’s March campaign.

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