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Women plan to strike as part of 'Day Without a Woman' protest

Mar 8, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

(Update: The strike is on: Women protest as part of 'Day Without a Woman')

The national "Day Without a Woman" strike on Wednesday meant fewer women in Washington-area workplaces, the closure of some schools and a rally downtown to bring attention to the role women play in the workforce. A second rally in front of the White House will highlight a U.S. policy that critics say will harm women abroad.

The multifaceted day of protest, which coincides with Internati

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