Trump and Clinton Respond to Women's March

Viola Davis speaking to the crowd in Los Angeles

Viola Davis speaking to the crowd in Los Angeles

See below for more photos of today's marches around the country. "This is what democracy looks like".

FADEL: At the Las Vegas Indian Center, Indigenous women are making signs for the rally.

Crowds in Washington were upbeat and blinking into the the bright sunny day.

"They're involved now", Michele said of her two kids who are 9 and 7.

On Saturday, the one-year anniversary of Trump's presidential inauguration and the date of the second-annual Women's March, Trump tweeted a self-congratulatory message insisting that women participating in this year's march are celebrating his success.

It may seem confusing because numerous images that you've seen promoting today's march includes images of leaders who were the faces and billboards for last year's movement. Indeed, according to the Women's March website, the organization's platform has expanded to include immigrant, worker and disability rights, and environmental justice, among other things. When she's old enough to enter the polling booths, she said, she'll be looking to vote for a candidate who is a "strong leader" and lets people from different countries into the United States.

We had to create our own opportunities to march for what matters for us.

This year's biggest demonstrations are set to take place in the country's cosmopolitan centers. Now I feel determined.

As the march continues, it makes me proud and happy to be an be able to speak our minds without any fear of being silenced by our government.

The actress and vocal #MeToo supporter focused on democracy during her speech at the Women's March in Atlanta.

"If anything, it inspired me to do more for my community here in Canada", she said. "We are not going away".

Among the causes individuals were marching for this year included women's healthcare, immigration rights and LQBTQIA rights.

Some 5 million women around the world staged demonstrations on January 21 previous year, the day after Trump's inauguration, many wearing pink "pussy hats" in reference to the president's boast about grabbing women's genitals. Heller is being challenged by a woman: Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen.

In New York City, Bridie Bugeja, from Northport, N.Y., told NPR's Hansi Lo Wang that she put her concerns about sexual harassment onto a sign in the form of a poem, inspired by the Dr. Seuss stories she read to her kids. More than 300,000 people attended Chicago's march.

Women also marched Saturday in Rome; Kampala, Uganda; Frankfurt, Germany; and Osaka, Japan, to protest sexual harassment. Actor Fawzia Mirza drew cheers from the crowd as she kicked off the event with a reference to the partial government shutdown, which began hours earlier. The wave of activism also seems to have led to a record number of women putting their names on ballots for 2018. Morgan says she feels worse than she did past year about the state of the country.

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