National Co-Chairs of Women's March Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika D. Mallory attend the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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By Samantha Cooney
February 7, 2017

The Women’s March on Washington organizers are planning a strike.

A cryptic Instagram posted to the March’s official account on Monday promised that organizers would announce a date for a “general strike: a day without a woman.” The post was captioned: “The will of the people will stand.” The post has garnered over 31,000 likes on Instagram, 31,000 likes on Facebook and 42,000 likes on Twitter.

A spokesperson for the March did not immediately respond to Motto’s request for comment about the specific aims and details of the strike.

The Women’s March, conceived as a rebuke against President Donald Trump’s administration, drew record crowds in cities across the globe the day after Trump’s inauguration. The movement, according to its official platform, aims to achieve the passage of an Equal Rights Amendment, access to affordable birth control and abortion, pay equality and the end of police brutality. In the days since the event, organizers encouraged attendees to organize “huddles” in their neighborhoods to “define our next steps, and envision how to transform the energy we saw at Women’s Marches into local and national action.”



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