DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Thousands rallied in North Texas Saturday for women’s rights in marches from Dallas to Fort Worth.
The Dallas march started at around 10 a.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church.READ MORE: Public Utility Commission Grills ERCOT Over Its Call For Texans To Conserve Energy This Week
Event organizers said the march was to join cities across the country to stand up for equality, justice and inclusion.
Families with children could be seen marching in the event that’s happening nationwide.
In a sea of signs held by men, women and children, marchers hit the streets, standing up for women’s rights.
“Strength in numbers. We need to get our voices heard. We need to protest!” said Annie DelSignore.
A pair of teachers from an all-girls school said they were walking and protesting with their students. The teachers said it’s important for their students to grow up in a world where their voices are heard.
The march ended with a rally at Pike Park with music and a lineup of speakers.
“We come today as women to say ‘Time’s Up!'” said one speaker.
In Fort Worth, a large crowd gathered downtown for its women’s march.
Police tweeted photos of a women’s march in Denton at the city’s square.