“20,000 Strong” rally draws largest crowd

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016. 11:17 a.m. CST

women rally2By Aaron Humes: Thousands of women – and not a few men – rallied at the Marion Jones Stadium this morning for greater progress toward gender equality.

From across the country they came – marching from the Memorial Park to the stadium.

In her opening, Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis-Barrow said that gender equality is a goal to be worked toward by all – and it starts with things as simple as encouraging girls to try so-called non-traditional roles and eliminating harmful behaviors.

The rally continues all day with other speakers and entertainment.women rally

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