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Photos: Women's Marches In Boston, Washington And Around World

Photos from Washington, D.C., Boston, and around the world of people marching in support of women's rights on Saturday, Jan. 21. Read more about Boston's march here

Boston

(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
State Attorney General Maura Healey, Sen. Ed Markey, philanthropist Barbara Lee, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Mayor Marty Walsh and State Treasurer Deb Goldberg march down Commonwealth Avenue for the Women's March for America in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
State Attorney General Maura Healey, Sen. Ed Markey, philanthropist Barbara Lee, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Mayor Marty Walsh and State Treasurer Deb Goldberg march down Commonwealth Avenue for the Women's March for America in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Women's March in Boston passes the Arlington Street Church onto Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Women's March in Boston passes the Arlington Street Church onto Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
"My last name is Civil, like civil rights," says Gaetan Civil as he sits outside the Arlington Street Church watching the march pass. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
"My last name is Civil, like civil rights," says Gaetan Civil as he sits outside the Arlington Street Church watching the march pass. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Somerville’s Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band plays while marching down Arlington Street in Boston during the Women's March for America. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Somerville’s Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band plays while marching down Arlington Street in Boston during the Women's March for America. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People of all ages came out for the March for America in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People of all ages came out for the March for America in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The crowd packs Boston Common. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The crowd packs Boston Common. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Jason McCool plays "We Shall Overcome" on his trumpet as marchers walk by the Boston Public Garden. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Jason McCool plays "We Shall Overcome" on his trumpet as marchers walk by the Boston Public Garden. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
"Vintage enthusiasts" Sarah Kruse, from Providence, Laura Grzybowski, of Newton, and Brooke Steinhauser, of Amherst, dressed as suffragettes for the march. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
"Vintage enthusiasts" Sarah Kruse, from Providence, Laura Grzybowski, of Newton, and Brooke Steinhauser, of Amherst, dressed as suffragettes for the march. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
The Boston Police led the way for the Women's March in Boston as it stretched down Beacon Street on Saturday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Boston Police led the way for the Women's March in Boston as it stretched down Beacon Street on Saturday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A girl sat on her dad's shoulders during Sen. Elizabeth Warren's speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A girl sat on her dad's shoulders during Sen. Elizabeth Warren's speech. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Demonstrators filled the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Demonstrators filled the Boston Common. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up the crowd in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up the crowd in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lilli, 5, sat on her father Alex Lang's shoulders with a sign saying "Build Bridges Not Walls," at the Women's March for America. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Lilli, 5, sat on her father Alex Lang's shoulders with a sign saying "Build Bridges Not Walls," at the Women's March for America. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Attorney General Maura Healey called out to the crowd as Auditor Suzanne Bump and Treasurer Deb Goldberg cheer. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Attorney General Maura Healey called out to the crowd as Auditor Suzanne Bump and Treasurer Deb Goldberg cheer. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
"It's not what we do today that's important. It's what we do tomorrow," Mayor Marty Walsh told the crowd. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
"It's not what we do today that's important. It's what we do tomorrow," Mayor Marty Walsh told the crowd. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People packed into the Boston Common for the Women's March for America Saturday morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People packed into the Boston Common for the Women's March for America Saturday morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man held a sign that read: "Men of quality don't fear equality." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man held a sign that read: "Men of quality don't fear equality." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Dan Futrell and his dog, Liberty, were a crowd favorite on the march down Commonwealth Avenue. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Dan Futrell and his dog, Liberty, were a crowd favorite on the march down Commonwealth Avenue. (Elizabeth Gillis/WBUR)
Demonstrators unloaded from buses on Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Demonstrators unloaded from buses on Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Make Way For Ducklings statutes wore pink hats for the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Make Way For Ducklings statutes wore pink hats for the march. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Washington, D.C.

Protesters gathered in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning for the Women's March on Washington. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
Protesters gathered in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning for the Women's March on Washington. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
(Jose Luis Magana/AP)
(Jose Luis Magana/AP)
Women with bright pink hats and signs gathered in D.C. early on Saturday. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
Women with bright pink hats and signs gathered in D.C. early on Saturday. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
People from Massachusetts gathered in Garfield Park in Washington, D.C. ahead of the Women's March on Washington. (Zeninjor Enwemeka/WBUR)
People from Massachusetts gathered in Garfield Park in Washington, D.C. ahead of the Women's March on Washington. (Zeninjor Enwemeka/WBUR)
A marcher from Massachusetts flew a flag in Garfield Park. (Max Larkin/WBUR)
A marcher from Massachusetts flew a flag in Garfield Park. (Max Larkin/WBUR)
Protesters from Massachusetts with Congressman Seth Moulton arrived in Washington, D.C. early Saturday morning. (Anthony Brooks/WBUR)
Protesters from Massachusetts with Congressman Seth Moulton arrived in Washington, D.C. early Saturday morning. (Anthony Brooks/WBUR)

Around The World

Demonstrators took part in the Women's March on London Saturday. (Tim Ireland/AP)
Demonstrators took part in the Women's March on London Saturday. (Tim Ireland/AP)
Demonstrators in Tel Aviv, Israel, protested on Saturday following the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. (Ariel Schalit/AP)
Demonstrators in Tel Aviv, Israel, protested on Saturday following the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. (Ariel Schalit/AP)
People chanted during a Women's March rally in Barcelona, Spain. (Manu Fernandez/AP)
People chanted during a Women's March rally in Barcelona, Spain. (Manu Fernandez/AP)
People gathered at Hyde Park during the Women's March rally protesting the start of Donald Trump's presidency, in Sydney. (Rick Rycroft/AP)
People gathered at Hyde Park during the Women's March rally protesting the start of Donald Trump's presidency, in Sydney. (Rick Rycroft/AP)
Activists hold a banner that read, "Women's March against Fascism" during the Women's March rally in Belgrade, Serbia. (Darko Vojinovic/AP)
Activists hold a banner that read, "Women's March against Fascism" during the Women's March rally in Belgrade, Serbia. (Darko Vojinovic/AP)
Activist Maura Hurley, 50, fixes a banner during the Women's March rally in Kolkata, India. The march was held in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington, advocating women's rights and opposing Donald Trump's presidency. (Bikas Das/AP)
Activist Maura Hurley, 50, fixes a banner during the Women's March rally in Kolkata, India. The march was held in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington, advocating women's rights and opposing Donald Trump's presidency. (Bikas Das/AP)

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