Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!'

Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!'

Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!'

At last year's event, held a day after Trump was inaugurated, police estimated that up to 50,000 people attended in Austin, joining with sister demonstrations around the country to make up one of the largest protests in USA history.

Thousands of women in Washington, D.C. and in cities across the USA and world used the day to advocate for women and human rights issues, which protesters argued would face adversity under the new administration.

Trump, who marked the one-year anniversary of his inauguration Saturday, also boasted about the "lowest female unemployment in 18 years!"

The largest marches appeared to take place in Washington D.C., New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, but groups also amassed in Milwaukee, Denver, Dallas, as well as Montgomery, Alabama, and many other towns and cities all over the country.

A series of women's marches, protests and voter registration events are taking place across the country this weekend.

As a sign of support, many activists wear pink cat-ear caps, which were created for the 2017 march as a reference to a comment made by Trump about female genitalia. "If we do better for women, we do better for men".

"Hopefully, we are going to stop Trump", said Kidnay, of Wheat Ridge, Colo. While some far right naysayers questioned the logic of the women's march in 2017 (including the question of why women were marching when they still had rights, etc), I knew they were marching to show that they had a voice and to let the newest admin know that they weren't going the way of "The Handmaid's Tale".

She said those sights stayed with her throughout the following year and motivated her to find ways to keep up her activism.

Proving that starts Saturday at the Women's March in Las Vegas, and in smaller marches all around the country too. "I have the gene that leads to breast cancer", Jamie Pleva said.

China's economy rebounds with 6.9% growth in 2017
An economist at Enodo Economics in London, Diana Choyleva also obtained growth figures that are lower than the official results. She said: "We're not out of the woods yet: high levels of debt can still affect China's growth further down the line".

There was also a continued outrage over Mr Trump's policies and alleged pre-election behaviour, which includes denied claims of sexual assault by multiple women and his boasting of grabbing women "by the pussy". I see the words rise, equality, protect our lands, written in colorful marker and adorned with illustrations.

"I'm here to protect Canada because it's happening all over the world, a fear, and it's springing from pure ignorance", she said.

After Saturday's march in Ottawa there is a workshop focused on women in politics.

Participants at this peaceful and non-partisan march will gather together to celebrate the achievements of New Jersey women over the past year and to mobilize women across New Jersey to bring their power to the polls this November.

Here are some extraordinary statistics tracking the number of women lobbying Congress, running for office, and speaking out against Trump since last year's Women's March.

In New York, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez and Halsey were among the speakers at a rally in Columbus Circle, while Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Viola Davis addressed crowds in Los Angeles.

Because you can't believe that your country in 2018 is now the only country in the developed world without mandatory maternity leave, and has elected a man president who brags about never changing a diaper.

One thing that hasn't changed, organizers say, is the anger that was on display previous year. Standing on a delayed subway train, Vicky Haken, 57, said she chose to march for a second year after participating in last year's rally in Washington.

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