Manchester’s Women Reclaim The Night


Amy Stott

Marchers lined the streets of Manchester last night to take a stand for women’s rights.

Meeting at 7pm in Owen’s Park,  activists gathered in blocks, with women at the front and a group of both men and women at the back.

The march began on Wilmslow Road, with plenty of chanting about women’s rights, sexual violence and unity, from the on-set.

The crowd was a sea of banners and signs; some playing on humour to voice their opinions on Donald Trump, while others took a more serious stance, focusing on violence towards women.

Continuing along the Curry Mile, passing cars sounded their horns in support, and shop owners, diners and passers by, lined the main road to take photos and film the procession.

Interviewees voiced their concern about ‘lad culture’ in modern Britain, as well as how they felt the march brought people together to make women of all cultures, religions and backgrounds…

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