Women's March: Placards, protest and pink hats - the iconic movement's history

Louise Hall looks at some of the most high profile women’s marches of the last decade and why they were held

Friday 16 April 2021 15:48
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March for Women's Lives: History in pictures
March for Women's Lives: History in pictures

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?

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