Donald Trump: Women’s marches in Australia, New Zealand launch post-inauguration protests

Post-inauguration women’s marches in Australia and New Zealand have launched a global human rights event expected to attract over 2 million people worldwide.

Up to 4,000 marchers gathered at Hyde Park in Sydney before marching towards the US consulate.

“Feminism is my Trump card” and “fight like a girl,” were among the placards held by marchers.

“We’re not marching as an anti-Trump movement per se, we’re marching to protest the hate speech, the hateful rhetoric, the misogyny, the bigotry, the xenophobia and we want to present a united voice with women around the globe,” organiser Mindy Freiband said.

US singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer, Wiradjuri elder Jenny Munro and social commentator and writer Jane Caro are among the women who will appear at the Sydney march.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-21/global-womens-marches-kick-off-in-new-zealand,-australia/8200236

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