Women have been gathering together to take collective action for centuries, and while the ethos and agenda of different women’s marches differ, they are for the most part united by the desire to drive change and equality for women in society.
But what are some of the most high profile women’s marches of the last decade? And why did they occur?
The Independent takes a look back at some of the most influential large scale protests in the United States and their significance in women's history.
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