Women all over the world today are sharing pictures of the shoes they'll wear to the Women's March, (opens in new tab) which is set to take place on January 21 across all 50 states and in approximately 60 countries throughout the world.
Along with the powerful pics of their "#MarchingShoes (opens in new tab)," women are including their reasons for taking part in the historic event.
Some are doing it for their daughters.
Sparkly ones for my 8 yr old marching companion. #marchingshoes pic.twitter.com/wVuVOqwSZXJanuary 16, 2017
Including the ones that are not yet born.
I march for my unborn baby #whyIMarch #MarchingShoes @BosWomensMarch pic.twitter.com/bQhP3hzepmJanuary 20, 2017
Some are marching for their families.
For her future and my past, and everyone inbetween.#whyIMarch #MarchingShoes #womensmarchlondon pic.twitter.com/S2AGvjm8JOJanuary 17, 2017
Others, for history.
Marching for equality, body autonomy, and to end rape culture. #Nastywomen #MarchingShoes #WhyIMarch #WomensMarch #womensmarchChi #Chicago pic.twitter.com/XTxN5tYaH0January 16, 2017
And for pussies that do not want to be grabbed.
My #MarchingShoes for #womensmarchChi because the only 🐱 that should be grabbed w/o consent is the one in this picture. #whyIMarch pic.twitter.com/F8ZMFSGDE8January 18, 2017
For the right to feel safe.
"Every voice matters. I am marching to defend against those that don't believe that." Anna #MarchingShoes #WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/aGOsqRTnONJanuary 18, 2017
@womensmarchlon Got my #marchingboots ready for Sat. Because we are not powerless no matter what they tell us #resist #protest#marchingshoes pic.twitter.com/hW1JKzJzFkJanuary 17, 2017
Pretty powerful, huh? Shoes can be so much more than a fashion statement.
March because you know you're not in Kansas anymore. #MarchingShoes #WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/fQyX1P3bU6January 17, 2017
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