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In Pictures: Women across US march on first anniversary of Trump inauguration

The president said it was a ‘perfect day' for women to march to celebrate the ‘economic success and wealth creation' of his first year in office.

Thousands of women across the US marched on Saturday to protest against government policies on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women’s rights and more.

US President Donald Trump said it was a “perfect day” for the demonstrations, which marked the first anniversary of his inauguration.

Women’s March demonstrators protest at the Capitol and Washington Monument
Women’s March demonstrators protest at the Capitol and Washington Monument (Cliff Owen/AP)
Protesters take to the streets of New York
Protesters take to the streets of New York (Craig Ruttle/AP)
Yoko Ono joined demonstrators in NYC York
Yoko Ono joined demonstrators in NYC (Craig Ruttle/AP)
Activists march in New York
Activists march in New York (Craig Ruttle/AP)
Celebrities were out in force in Los Angeles. Here, actress Natalie Portman addresses crowds, alongside Eva Longoria and Constance Wu
Celebrities were out in force in Los Angeles. Here, actress Natalie Portman addresses crowds, alongside Eva Longoria and Constance Wu (Jae C Hong/AP)

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Scarlett Johansson also addressed the Women’s March in LA
Scarlett Johansson also addressed the Women’s March in LA (Jae C Hong/AP)
Film director Rob Reiner rallied the crowd
Film director Rob Reiner rallied the crowd (Jae C Hong/AP)
A protester takes a selfie in front of posters supporting the cause in Los Angeles
A protester takes a selfie in front of posters supporting the cause in Los Angeles (Jae C Hong/AP)
Protesters take to the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Protesters take to the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
Three-year-old Peighton Letizia campaigns for Girl Power in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Three-year-old Peighton Letizia campaigns for Girl Power in Green Bay, Wisconsin (Sarah Kloepping/Herald-Times Reporter via AP)
Marchers in central Seattle
Marchers in central Seattle (Ted S Warren/AP)
A police officer watches from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
A police officer watches from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Thousands gathered in Cincinnati
Thousands gathered in Cincinnati (John Minchillo/AP)
Marchers head to the Texas State Capito
Marchers head to the Texas State Capitol (Eric Gay/AP)
The US marches coincided with anti-Trump protests outside the new US embassy in London
The US marches coincided with anti-Trump protests outside the new US embassy in London (Yui Mok/PA)

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