March 12, 2018
Throughout the last century, women have gathered to protest many social and political issues. Here are moments where women have been a visible show of force.
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Woman face tear gas while picketing at the Newton Steel Company after the plant in Monroe, Michigan, refuses to unionize.
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Employees picket as a conga line after a New York dance studio declines to recognize their union.
Women protest outside the White House in response to the slaying of four black men in Georgia.
Anti-Vietnam war activists from Women’s Strike for Peace storm the Pentagon to protest the war and the use of nuclear weapons.
Activists march in New York on the 51st anniversary of women’s suffrage.
Demonstrators in Pittsburgh fight for the Equal Rights Amendment granting equal protection under the law regardless of sex.
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Women march in New York to demand an end to violence in the pornography industry.
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Reproductive rights activists protest a Supreme Court decision that would impose new limits on abortions.
Muslim women line up outside the White House to protest then-Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
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Mothers flock to the Million Mom March for gun control in Los Angeles.
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The March for Women’s Lives fights for abortion access rights while taking on President George W. Bush’s reproductive health agenda.
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Demonstrators voice outrage at the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Women and supporters mobilize to fight for equal rights and take a stand against misogyny at the Women’s March on Washington.
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Women speak out against sexual harassment and assault in one of many #MeToo movement marches in Seattle.
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