Amid the government shutdown, the protestors gathered in large numbers and marched from the National Mall to the White House. The theme for this years’ march, Power to the Polls was intended to empower women to vote and to run for the office. March advocated for the range of issues including ending violence against women, LGBT rights, immigrant’s rights and environmental justice.
Marchers carried a sign and daunt pink hats as they rallied and stressed the importance of women’s involvement in the government. Thousands of protestors participated in March to support the cause.
Source: TV Asia Bureau