New figures show up to 500,000 people attended the Women's March on Washington in January. There has been over the size of the crowds. However, from the company Digital Design and Imaging Service estimates were 440,000 marchers, with a of half a million. It was the demonstration in the USA since the Vietnam War . The New York Times said the Women's March was three times bigger than the at President Donald Trump's . Five million people participated in women's marches around the world.
The Women's March was a protest for women's rights. Marchers also focused on , healthcare, the environment, LGBTQ rights, equality, freedom of religion, and workers' . Event organisers said they wanted to, "send a message" to the new Trump government on its first day in , and to the world, "that women's rights are human rights". Organisers added: "We will not rest until women have and equity at all levels of leadership in . We work peacefully while recognizing there is no true without justice and equity for ."