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Amid Snow And Controversy, Demonstrators Take To The Streets For 3rd Women's March

Marches took place across the country, from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco to snowy upstate New York. Leaders called for unity as controversy and questions of inclusivity loomed over the event.
Thousands of women gathered in Washington, D.C., and across the country to support women's rights. Source: Amr Alfiky

Updated at 5:38 p.m. ET

For the third year in a row, demonstrators gathered in the nation's capital and cities around the world for Women's March events.

In Washington, D.C., crowds of people wearing pink hats marched from Freedom Plaza down Pennsylvania Avenue, advocating for women, immigrants, people of color and LGBTQ rights. They took to the streets in record numbers.

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