Global women’s marches extend into second day
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Protesters around the world are expected to attend a second day of marches on Sunday to voice support for female empowerment and political involvement.

Demonstrations are planned in Miami, Munich and Melbourne, Australia, The Associated Press reported. Another march in Las Vegas is centered on an effort to register 1 million voters.

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Millions of people attended marches across the United States on Saturday, with huge crowds gathering in Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C., as well as in suburbs and in cities around the world, marking the anniversary of President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as 'cruel' and 'immoral' US denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE’s inauguration and last year's Women's March.

The demonstrations were generally framed as protests against Trump and his policies, with others focused on encouraging women to get more involved in politics in 2018. 

Trump acknowledged the protesters on Saturday, suggesting they had reason to celebrate economic gains made during his administration.

The past year saw thousands of women vowing to run for office, and others coming forward to accuse high-profile politicians, media personalities and entertainers of sexual misconduct. 

The past year also spawned the “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements, which aim to end systemic sexual harassment. Those movements galvanized the marches this weekend.