Politics Women's March 2.0: Thousands Take to the Streets Across the Globe to Protest Trump On the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, thousands of women in cities across the United States — and beyond By Maria Mercedes Lara Maria Mercedes Lara Instagram Twitter Maria Mercedes Lara is the Digital Content Operations Director for PEOPLE, where she oversees content management and editorial workflow for the digital team as well as focus on increasing growth through PEOPLE's newsletters, homepage and notification audiences. She previously held the position of Deputy News Director for PEOPLE.com. Before joining PEOPLE, Maria worked at POPSUGAR, SpinMedia Group and Jezebel. She graduated with a B.A. in Literature from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School in New York City. Maria currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two children. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 20, 2018 02:08 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 Simona Granati - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Actress Asia Argento — one of the women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault — took part in a Women's March in Rome. 02 of 10 PETER FOLEY/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Thousands flooded the streets in Manhattan for New York City's Women's March. 03 of 10 Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images Women's March participants gathered alonside the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. 04 of 10 JIM YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images Marchers carried creative signs while taking to the streets in Chicago. 05 of 10 Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images A group of marchers beat on drums during a Women's March in Denver. 06 of 10 Minichiello/REX/Shutterstock One sign at the march in Rome mocked Trump's comment about having a "bigger button" to launch a nuclear attack against North Korea. 07 of 10 ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images Protesters in Washington D.C. had strong messages for Trump. 08 of 10 Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The popular pink "pussy hats" from last year's march returned at the demonstration in New York City. 09 of 10 Andrea Ronchini/NurPhoto via Getty Images Another sign in Rome poked fun at Trump's Cabinet. 10 of 10 Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images Thousands of marchers took to the streets in Denver.