Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women's rights.
"Women's rights are human rights!" some shouted amid a cacophony of car horns, drumbeats and police commands.
The afternoon march started in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza opposite the United Nations, ending hours later in Times Square. Participants called for equality for the gender that traditionally is paid less for work and often has a smaller voice in policy decisions.
"Today, you are marching in the footsteps of generations of feminists," said New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray, noting that...