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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Women around the world march against violence

Demonstrators gather for 80 events across 31 cities including London, Berlin and New York to protest violence against women and the gendered impact of austerity 3.39pm GMT The Guardian’s Helena Smith reports from Greece: Democrats Abroad have organised a well- attended march in Greece – one of the first underway in Europe today. The theme this year is equality and inclusivity said organisers whose central motto “Silent No More” was emblazoned on placards next to Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, reports our correspondent Helena Smith. 3.32pm GMT The scene at Freedom Plaza in Washington, where marchers are gathering: Thousands have gathered in Washington, DC, for today’s #WomensMarch. Crowds growing at Freedom Plaza for today’s Women’s March. Size vsibly smaller than prior 2 years. Organizers blame the federal government shutdown and bad weather for having to move today’s event from the National Mall. We will have LIVE coverage through out the day on @ABC7News The #WomensWave is gathering at Freedom Plaza. Proud to be here with my nieces, sis-in-law and son. Banners at Freedom plaza #WomensMarch2019 Almost March time! Continue reading...