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USA: ‘Persist and resist’ - Thousands flood NYC as Women's March 2018 kicks off02:38

USA: ‘Persist and resist’ - Thousands flood NYC as Women's March 2018 kicks off

United States, New York City
January 20, 2018 at 21:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City on Saturday, to participate in the second Women's March, held on the anniversary of President's Donald Trump inauguration.

Protesters marched through the streets with placards, while chanting slogans and delivering empowering speeches as women criticized the Trump Administration.

One protester, Catheryn Simanco, invigorated the crowd saying: "In 2018 we have a goal, registering one million women to vote and getting them to the polls in November."

"We will persist and we will resist because our democracy depends on it, we depend on it, our children and our grandchildren depend on us, our voices and our votes will count in November 18," CEO of The National Council of Jewish Women Nancy Kaufman said.

Coordinated marches are taking place across around 250 cities all over the country.

USA: ‘Persist and resist’ - Thousands flood NYC as Women's March 2018 kicks off02:38
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Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City on Saturday, to participate in the second Women's March, held on the anniversary of President's Donald Trump inauguration.

Protesters marched through the streets with placards, while chanting slogans and delivering empowering speeches as women criticized the Trump Administration.

One protester, Catheryn Simanco, invigorated the crowd saying: "In 2018 we have a goal, registering one million women to vote and getting them to the polls in November."

"We will persist and we will resist because our democracy depends on it, we depend on it, our children and our grandchildren depend on us, our voices and our votes will count in November 18," CEO of The National Council of Jewish Women Nancy Kaufman said.

Coordinated marches are taking place across around 250 cities all over the country.

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