New figures reveal that as many as 500,000 people attended the Women's March Washington January 21st. There has been debate the size the crowds because there were no turnstiles or ticket sales. However, high-tech analysis the company Digital Design and Imaging Service provides a "solid estimate" there being 440,000 marchers, a possibility of half a million. It was the biggest demonstration the USA the Vietnam War protests the 1960s. The New York Times reported that the Women's March was three times the size President Donald Trump's inauguration, which they said had 160,000 attendees. Five million people participated in women's marches the world.
The Women's March was a global protest aimed highlighting and protecting women's rights. The marchers also focused immigration, healthcare, the environment, LGBTQ rights, racial equality, freedom religion, and workers' rights. The marches were held the day the inauguration of President Trump. Event organisers said they wanted to, "send a bold message our new administration on their first day office, and to the world that women's rights are human rights". They added: "We will not rest until women have parity and equity all levels leadership society. We work peacefully while recognizing there is no true peace justice and equity for all."