International Women’s Day rally draws hundreds to Washington Square Park

Hundreds of people, creative signs in tow, went on strike to mark International Women’s Day on Thursday.

The organizers of International Women’s Strike NYC called on women in the city to strike from all labor - paid and unpaid - for one hour beginning at 4 p.m.

Roughly 300 people flooded Washington Square Park for a rally related to the strike, which featured speakers from unions, immigrant rights groups and grassroots feminist organizations, among others.

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