Last January, over 5 million people participated in the worldwide protest we know now as the 2017 Women’s March, with a half-million of them marching right here in D.C.
I have many prominent memories from the Women’s March on Washington. Hearing the cheers of half a million people reverberate through the buildings on Independence Avenue, all calling for change.
The National Women’s Health Network supports the mission of the Women’s March, and is proud to join in this effort to send a bold message to the new government that women’s rights are human rights.
“We as students have rights! We have a right to know our own bodies and have access to information.” This is the voice of an Oakland, California youth expressing frustration over the lack of relevant sex education and support being provided in the schools. And, this is the story of what the students did about it.