In Washington on Saturday, January 21, held a «March for women», which was the culmination of an international campaign of protest on the first day after the inauguration of US President Donald trump. The event was attended by hundreds of thousands of people.
The organizers, including activists of the feminist and green movements, wanted to draw attention to the issue of women’s rights that, in their opinion, are threatened in connection with the coming to power of Donald trump, reports the news service of the BBC.
The protesters also advocated for racial equality, affordable health care and the right to abortion.
Among the participants were singer Katy Perry, actress Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer, Patricia Arquette and filmmaker Michael Moore.
Pop star Madonna spoke at the March, making some sharp statements. «Yes, I am outraged. Yeah, I was thinking, not to blow up the White house,» she told the audience.
The singer repeatedly used profanity, in connection with which CNN and MSNBC during the broadcast of her speech to be muted.