Thousands of Women March for Equal Rights, in US, Around World

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Thousands of Women March for Equal Rights, in US, Around World
Women's March demonstrators walk past the White House in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Activists are returning to the streets a year after millions of people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Thousands of women gathered in cities across the United States and around the world on the anniversary of the inauguration of President Donald Trump to call for equal rights in pay and health care, to denounce sexual harassment and to encourage women to run for office. Marchers also addressed such issues as racial equality, gun control,…