Women will be taking to the streets on Saturday, January 21, as part of the Women's March on Washington, one day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

Women take to the streets of D.C.

The Women's March on Washington, which prevailed despite early scheduling conflicts, will host a variety of speakers including Gloria Steinem, America Ferrera, Ashley Judd, Scarlett Johansson, and many other activists. While the primary march takes place in Washington D.C., there are over 600 marches happening not just in America, but also all over the world. It is estimated that over 2 million people will take place in the march.

The sister marchers are organized by volunteers around the world, and are solidarity events to the main even in Washington D.C. Although the event is a march for women's equality, anyone can attend. The official website to the march states, "The Women's March on Washington (WMW) is for any person, regardless of gender or gender identity, who believes women's rights are human rights."

More than a protest

While many people see this as a direct protest to Donald Trump's Inauguration, some of the missions of the marches state that it is not a protest, but rather a declaration that women and girls are valued. However, on the official page for the D.C. march, there are direct connections to the election.

The page states "The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us..." The statement then calls on for all human rights activists to join the cause, and state that this march is the first step to unifying communities. Their official value statement reads, "We stand together in solidarity with our partners and our children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families-recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country."

The website also states that people who are unable to march but still want to support can also donate. There will also be a hashtag created by event organizers for people to spread the word of the march to their friends.