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15 Moving Photos That Capture the 2018 Women's March

Jessica Arnold is a freelance entertainment writer for SheKnows.com.

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success

The 2018 Women's March was an undeniable success. Early reports indicate that this year's protest had an even higher turnout than last year's, on the day following Donald Trump's inauguration.

This year, the speeches focused on voting and bringing women to the polls on Nov. 6 as well as issues like activism and #TimesUp.

More: The Women's March One Year Later: Where Do We Stand Now?

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urged her New York crowd to vote: "If you care about winning back the House, flipping the Senate, then I urge you to support Democratic candidates all across the country. Whatever issue is most important to you, each one of you is an agent of change."

Others, like Delegate Kelly Fowler of Virginia, encouraged women to take it a step further and run for office. "Last year I marched, then I ran — then I won."

Here are inspiring images from the 2018 Women's March.

1. No matter their age, women were letting their voices be heard

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success
Image: Araya Diaz/Getty Images

2. Olivia Wilde spoke to the crowd of 700,000 in Los Angeles

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3. Tony Goldwyn made a powerful statement as a proud feminist

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success
Image: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for The Women's March Los Angeles

4. Halsey shared her powerful poem "A Story Like Mine" at the New York march

5. Even Canadians took to the streets in solidarity

6. Natalie Portman hit up the Women's March in Los Angeles to "Make American Gay Again"

7. Amy Schumer and Amber Tamblyn marched strong

Today we march #timesup

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8. Rowan Blanchard, Alfre Woodard and Jurnee Smollett-Bell stood proudly together on the L.A. Women's March stage

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success
Image: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for The Women's March Los Angeles

9. Adele, Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lawrence made a powerful trio at the Women's March

10. Gillibrand spoke to the crowd in New York City

11. Many women dressed up as handmaids from The Handmaid's Tale to fight oppression and to support the right to make their own decisions about their bodies

12. Idina Menzel performed on stage in Los Angeles

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success
Image: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for The Women's March Los Angeles

13. Elizabeth Banks looked good while marching for equality

14. Viola Davis amped up the crowd in Los Angeles

The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring successImage: Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images

More: The Women's March on Washington Cheat Sheet (Planning Inspo for This Year's March)


15. The message of resistance held strong


The 2018 Women's March was an inspiring success
Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

What issues did you march for today?

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