One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated on January 20th, Women’s Marches took place across the country on January 21st. Reports have stated that the number of people that participated in the march exceeded the amount of people that attended the inauguration.
States including Illinois, Washington, Washington D.C., Massachusetts, California, and even Virginia participated in this march. Women from all over participated to fight for the equality of all people, not just women.
Women marched for the rights of the disabled, LGBTQIA people, immigrants, minorities, and more. Women also brought awareness to the possibility of cutting funds for the Planned Parenthood program.This program provides high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people. However, there is a lot of controversy surrounding the abortion service that Planned Parenthood offers for women. The decision on whether abortion should be allowed or not allowed remains a prominent topic. Many women are afraid that laws will be passed to stop abortions no matter what the situation is. This is one of the main reasons why so many women participated in the recent march.
As a result of marching, many participants are hoping that changes will be made to assure equality and justice for all. In more words, many people are concerned that the rights of women will not be a priority under the new president.
Women would like to feel protected and secure under our new leadership with all of the changes that might be implemented under this new leadership. For instance women should make their own decisions about what is best for their bodies. Equality is the key thing to be implemented.
Equality in jobs is one of the main concerns of women. It is important that women continue to stand up for their rights, as well as the rights of others.