PHOTOS: ‘Day Without a Woman’ Sparks DC Demonstrations

Here is a look at what "A Day Without A Woman" protests looked like around Washington, D.C.

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A protester holds a sign outside the White House on Wednesday.
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The demonstrators chanted and held signs outside the White House on Wednesday.
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A "No School" sign is placed at the entrance of Mt. Vernon Community School in Alexandria, Virginia. The City of Alexandria in Virginia and Prince George's County in Maryland closed all public schools after hundreds of staff requested the day off.
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A crowd marked International Women's Day with a march and rally outside the White House to protest the rule of international abortion funding and support women's health programs.
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A crowd marked International Women's Day with a march and rally outside the White House.
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A dog wears a sign around its neck during the White House march.
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A protester holds a sign during a march and rally to support women's health programs and protest the White House global gag rule in Washington, DC.
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A protester holds a sign during a march and rally to support women's health programs and protest the White House global gag rule in Washington, D.C.
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A protester holds a sign during a march and rally to support women's health programs and protest the White House global gag rule in Washington, D.C.
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A crowd marked International Women's Day with a march and rally outside of the White House.
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Protesters hold signs during a march and rally to support women's health programs and protest the White House global gag rule in Washington, D.C.
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Women members of the House Democratic caucus walk down the steps of the House of Representatives on their way to a press conference marking International Women's Day and "A Day Without a Woman" at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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Women members of the House Democratic caucus walk down the steps of the House of Representatives on their way to a press conference marking International Women's Day.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (right) and Rep. Joyce Beatty (left) greet supporters of women's rights gathered outside the U.S. Capitol.
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During remarks, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged continued efforts to strengthen women's rights across the country.
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Supporters of women's rights gather outside the U.S. Capitol.
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Supporters of women's rights gather for a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol where women members of the House Democratic caucus marked International Women's Day.
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Supporters of women's rights gather for a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.
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During remarks, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged continued efforts to strengthen women's rights across the country.
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Supporters of women's rights gather for a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol where women members of the House Democratic caucus marked International Women's Day.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joins with women members of the House Democratic caucus at a press conference marking International Women's Day.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi delivers remarks at a news conference marking International Women's Day.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi delivers remarks at a news conference marking International Women's Day and A Day Without a Woman.
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