Women around the world march against violence – live


Demonstrators gather for 80 events across 31 cities including London, Berlin and New York to protest violence against women and the gendered impact of austerity

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The march is in full swing in London, where demonstrators are singing “We Are Family.”

Crowds singing “We are family. I’ve got all my sisters and me” at the Women’s March in Portland Place pic.twitter.com/T0yXfGyff7

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In Eureka, California, where organizers had opted not to hold a march out of concern it would be “overwhelmingly white,” new organizers have stepped in and are holding a rally at noon.

“What do we want? Intersectional feminism. Why is it this hard?” the group’s event listing says.

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