What Would A Day Without Women Look Like in Our Nation? We're About to Find Out

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The organizers behind the Women's March on Washington aren't quitting anytime soon. 

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Earlier in February, the women announced they were planning a one-day strike called "A Day Without a Woman," which will officially take place on March 8. The date was very intentional, as it falls on International Women's Day.

"In the spirit of women and their allies coming together for love and liberation, we offer A Day Without A Woman," they wrote. "We ask: do businesses support our communities or do they drain our communities? Do they strive for gender equity or do they support the policies and leaders that perpetuate oppression? Do they align with a sustainable environment or do they profit off desctruction and steal the futures of our children?"

Over the next couple of weeks, the organization will continue to share information on what actions on that day can look like for you. While a general strike from work is to be expected, it's important to note that might not be possible for many people due to their socio-economic backgrounds. We're looking forward to seeing the variety of action options the organization proposes. 

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"We know that our army of love greatly outnumbers the army of fear, greed and hatred," they said. "Remember: this is a marathon, not a sprint." 

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