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International Women’s Day in Pittsburgh

“A Day Without a Woman” is the first major action by organizers since the nationwide marches held the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration that drew millions of women into the streets in protest against misogyny, inequality and oppression.

Protesters march down Grant Street at the International Women’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Sara Daum, from North Side, applauds the marchers at the International Women’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, on Grant Street Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Edward Lee, a member of the International Socialist Organization, listens to a speaker at the International Women’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, outside the City-County Building Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Lorelai Bickford, left, from Morningside, and Ellery Tracey, from Highland Park, play next to a pile of protest signs while speakers address the crowd at the International Women’s Day event on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, outside the City-County Building Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Elizabeth O’Connor, from Baldwin, sits behind her sign at the International Women’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, outside the City-County Building Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Protesters march down Grant Street during the International Women’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Downtown. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Carnegie Mellon University art majors from left, Maya Zane Kaisth, Clair Chin, and Levitt Summer, embrace at the CMU International Woman’s Day march Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)