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On 21 January 2017, the day following the inauguration of Donald Trump, an estimated one-half million peaceful people listed to speakers, music, and then marched in Washington, D.C. Close to five million may have marched world-wide.
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Girls & Women

17 Amazing Tweets on International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day and women around the world are here for it. They're using Twitter to share their support for #IWD, to demand equal pay, and to call for an end to gender discrimination and violence. 

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Many advocates have taken to social media to share their support for non cisgender-women, reminding the world that gender identity exists on a spectrum.

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Others have championed the work of trailblazing women, like anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells, whose contributions have often gone unnoticed.

Meanwhile in Madrid, at least 1 million women have united for the first-ever “Feminist Strike” — Huelga Feminista. The strike has the support of leading Spanish politicians, including the female mayors of Madrid and Barcelona.

Even beloved TV cartoons have tweeted their support for women today — and every day.

But a mere expression of support on #InternationalWomensDay is just hollow virtue signalling without real action, according to some advocates. That’s why many women worldwide have encouraged men to disclose their salaries to promote equal pay.