Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!'

"We all must commit to fighting the systemic voter suppression laws that inhibit so many of our communities from voting", Linda Sarsour, a co-chair of the Women's March, said in a statement.

The actress and vocal #MeToo supporter focused on democracy during her speech at the Women's March in Atlanta. In 2018, it is a testament to the power and resilience of women everywhere.

Large crowds are attending the anti-Trump rally a day after U.S. President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president. His Twitter comment drew eye rolls from marchers.

The president tweeted Saturday that it was the "perfect day for all Women to March".

Trump, who marked the one-year anniversary of his inauguration Saturday, also boasted about the "lowest female unemployment in 18 years!" Let's show that same power in the voting booth this year.

"In addition to marching, we have to be involved by getting everyone to vote", explained Laura Ring, a member of the League of Women Voters of Chicago who was out on the street registering demonstrators to vote. In 2018, it is a testament to the power and resilience of women everywhere. You may need to check both to build your itinerary.

From New York to Los Angeles, women are gathering for the Women's March 2018 - and celebrities are joining in.

There are also marches and events planned in dozens of cities overseas, including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Kampala, Uganda; London; Bangkok; Beijing; and Sydney.

Image of rally in Washington, D.C. from Reuters. Others expressed support for health care, immigration and reproductive rights.

The speakers shared the common theme that they believe it is time to change the congress in the 2018 elections, and they believe it is time to end all forms of discrimination and segregation nationwide, and locally in South Orange and Maplewood.

"Women's March National Co-Chair Linda Sarsour said the USA government shutdown was to be a chant for the rallies, tweeting "'Whose shutdown?

New Jersey's first lady Tammy Murphy told a crowd of thousands at a Women's March event in Morristown that she had been sexually assaulted while in college.

But Katie O'Connor, a 39-year-old lawyer from Knoxville, Tennessee, who travelled to the National Mall, said she wanted Mr Trump out. A second Dallas march starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 21st, at Dallas City Hall Plaza.

"The Swiss have a deep love of American ideals", she said. "This isn't about women or fascism or whatever else you want to blow this into".

In Leonia, N.J., rallygoers included Kristy Bortnik, who became a citizen shortly before the 2016 election and was able to vote then for the first time.

The most influential people in my life have always been women.

"Today I will add my voice to this growing chorus".

Marches in L.A., San Francisco, San Diego and Sacramento are among some 200 planned around the world this weekend in opposition to Trump policies and to protest sexual assault and harassment.

"I'm here because I have a wife, I have a lovely daughter".

Oakland kicked off the marches 10 a.m. Saturday at Lake Merritt Amphitheater, with the march proceeding up 14th Street and ending at Frank Ogawa Plaza. "It's disturbing", she said.

Andary wants the march to highlight women of color and immigrants. Molly Grupe of Monona, Wis., and Sarah Bayrd of Minneapolis were two of them.

"I thought, 'It's not going to be better, ' " she said.

Last year's march in Washington sparked debate over inclusion, with some transgender minority women complaining that the event seemed designed for white women born female.

Vanessa Coleman

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