Women’s march: Protest of the world?

Women from different parts of the United States gathered to protest for the rights of women and self-expression after the inauguration day of Donald Trump which took place on January 20, 2017. This protest known as Women’s march brought together a tremendous flow of women of different ages who protested holding different signs in their hands some of which were a direct reference to Donald Trump’s notorious comments. Some celebrities of the U.S. including Madonna and Ashley Judd joined the march with their commentaries so that encouraging the protest [1].

Women’s march in Washington

While the protest was happening in Washington, similar protests dominated the air in London, Ireland, the Netherlands, Brazil, Australia and France. Later, a photo appeared on social media where 30 people in Antarctica joined the protest and had various relevant signs in their hands (such like “Penguins for peace”).

People in Antarctica support the protest

It is known that there are no native dwellers in Antarctica and people living there are either tourists or scholars from foreign countries which have their bases in Antarctica [2]. An interesting part of Women’s march was that how a single purpose, how a single aim of the great protest united people from different parts of the world.

Retrieved from

[1] http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/21/politics/womens-march-highlights/

[2] http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4148718/Antarctica-Romania-Liberia-joined-Women-s-March.html


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