ugg boot insoles Thousands expected at Toronto march in solidarity with Women
Thousands of people are expected to gather at Queen Park on Saturday to march in solidarity with the Women March on Washington one day after president elect Donald Trump inauguration.
The march is being organized by We Talk Women, an organization focused on creating a platform for girls and women rights issues.
came together to have our voices heard and say clearly that the kind of hate Donald Trump is spreading will not be tolerated, Kavita Dogra, one of the Toronto march organizers, said in a statement.
The march will kick off at noon. Embassy before finishing up at Nathan Phillips Square.
According to the event Facebook page, more than 6,000 people plan to take part.
Meanwhile, hundreds of Canadian women are heading south of the border to join the Women March on Washington, which is expected to draw millions of people from around the world.
The Canadian Women March participants will leave from Toronto on Friday night. with us and it the beginning of an amazing global movement around women rights,
organizer Penelope Chester Starr explained.
The movement began in the days following Trump election and has expanded internationally.
grown into something amazing a global movement and Canadians are very much leading here. We part of this network of over 600 marches worldwide, she explained.
Despite what some may believe, Chester Starr insisted the march is not an anti Trump protest but a peaceful demonstration with a positive message of diversity, equality and inclusion.
don want to be painted as anti Trump. This is much bigger than him, she explained. about making sure that we protect women rights, that we don let those rights be eroded, that we elevate the discourse, that we don let the rhetoric go down in quality, that we treat people all people with dignity and respect. not everyone is protesting by taking to the streets.