On its website, Women's March includes the following "unity principles": ending violence against women, environmental justice, workers' rights including equal pay for women, and civil, disability, reproductive, LGBTQ and immigrant rights.
In his first year, Trump attempted to block necessary healthcare for women, allowing states to block the women's health organization from receiving any Medicaid funding, which can defund Planned Parenthood.
Johansson said women have been "conditioned" to need approval from men and told the crowd: "For me, moving forward means time's up on the female condition".
Organizers are predicting thousands of people, including state officials and celebrities, will march to City Hall on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. While some wondered if momentum might wane over time, many marchers said cultural movements like the #MeToo and Time's Up campaigns against sexual misconduct - as well as Trump's policies - only increased their fervor this year.
"That is why we are urging people to register to vote today".
The march in 2017 was an immediate expression of anger and frustration against Trump's election, this year's march is a more coordinated one.
She said her first fan letter after the release of "The Professional", in which she played a young girl who befriended a hit man in hopes of avenging the murder of her parents, was from a man describing his "rape fantasy", involving the young actress. Starting on Saturday; the 2018 Women's Global March and events were organized under the theme "Look Back, March Forward", attracting thousands of people to a growing worldwide movement.
San Francisco - northern California's cultural, commercial and financial center - attracted the largest number of demonstrators in the us west region around Saturday noon. "With more women running for office, we will take back this country and return democracy to where it belongs".
Saturday's event centered on driving up voter turnout in the 2018 Maryland primary and general elections, empowering the city's women and focusing on electing candidates who support women's rights. I asked them, are conservative women welcome at these rallies, at these marches?
A spokeswoman for the Women's March, Emily Patton, was quoted by the local media as saying that last year's march "was a rallying cry for a lot of women, who wanted their voices to be heard". "So it's the political action of getting people-and women specifically-to the polls to make an impact the same way we got women to come out [last year] and to express their dismay with what was happening in Washington". "Surely, among us is a woman who has been silent about her own story".
"I've not seen any checks and balances", she said.
"I have never seen anyone like the president that we have - I can't even call him the president - that has been willing to destroy our country for money and power", she said. And I know that the trauma of those events is still with me today. "There is not a day that goes by that I don't do something", she said. Protesters marched past vacant government offices as the shutdown continues through the weekend, and gathered at the National Mall. I think it is sinking in. "Every little step we take together for a good cause will take us into a better future".