Participants listen to a speaker at the International Women's Day rally in the shadow of New York's Trump Tower, on March 8, 2017, in New York. The protest was part of a nationwide event called A Day Without a Woman. Many of the participants had taken a day off from work to show the impact women have on the American economy.
Participants listen to a speaker at the International Women's Day rally in the shadow of New York's Trump Tower, on March 8, 2017, in New York. The protest was part of a nationwide event called A Day Without a Woman. Many of the participants had taken a day off from work to show the impact women have on the American economy. Bebeto Matthews AP
Participants listen to a speaker at the International Women's Day rally in the shadow of New York's Trump Tower, on March 8, 2017, in New York. The protest was part of a nationwide event called A Day Without a Woman. Many of the participants had taken a day off from work to show the impact women have on the American economy. Bebeto Matthews AP

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