One year later, Women's March returns, including to Cleveland

People participate in a Women's March in Toronto on Saturday

People participate in a Women's March in Toronto on Saturday

Additionally, the national Women's March organization is holding an event called "Power to the Polls" in Las Vegas, a rally that will focus on voter registration and electing more women to public office.

Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.

Hundreds of thousands gathered around the nation Saturday, wielding signs and sporting pink hats, at Women's Marches in numerous cities around the USA - the second such protest since Donald Trump entered the White House.

Thousands of women turned out at rallies in New York, Washington and other cities and towns to protest Trump's views on abortion, immigration and LGBT rights.

In New York City, an estimated thousands of marchers are gathering on the west side of Central Park, roughly one year since more than 3 million people joined the Women's March in cities around the world.

This year, the official Women's March will be held in Las Vegas on January 21st, 2018. Tomorrow, "nasty women", and people of all genders, are expected to march for, in no particular order: immigrant and LGBTQ rights, racial and economic equality, ending sexual harassment and violence against women in support of the #MeToo movement, the environment, peace, political representation-basically, human rights that are women's rights too. Marches were planned in Beijing; Buenos Aires and Nairobi, Kenya.

Standing at the intersection of East Santa Clara and Fourth streets just minutes before the march started, Jessica Silva, 16, held a poster with a powerful message: "We are the granddaughters of the witches you could not burn".

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who spoke at the D.C. rally Saturday, said that the second year of marches showed "our grassroots energy is growing, not fading".

The recently published book "Together We Rise" by the Women's March organizers retells the story of the march from insiders.

Thousands of people in New York alone have already signed up and as of Friday morning, almost 85,000 people had registered to march in the state, according to The New York Times.

Flowers with tags that read "We, The Women" during the Women's March on Chicago.

"Lowest female unemployment in 18 years".

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. Perhaps this time next year, after the 2018 midterm election, the Trump administration may finally heed them. "This year, I feel like I'm in it for the long haul".

Campaigners say Trump's unpopular policies rolling back birth control and equal pay protections are propelling many women into activism for the first time.

"I am going to keep working at this", said Glaven, a biologist from Mount Pleasant, Md.

"I don't believe this administration is going to do anything good for women", she said.

"We need people in office who understand they're still part of the community", Andary said.

In Palm Beach, Florida, home to Mr Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, several hundred people gathered carrying anti-Trump signs as they prepared to march.

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