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The Women's Liberation Movement in 1970

On August 26, 1970, tens of thousands of women across the United States took part in a symbolic "strike for equality."

Women's Liberation supporters demonstrate on New York, New York's Fifth Avenue, in August.
New York City demonstration

A Women's Liberation group found the Statue of Liberty an appropriate place to hang its banner.
Statue of Liberty banner

Women's rights demonstrators clash with police in Tokyo, Japan.
women's rights demonstration in Tokyo

Canadian women carry their demands for women's rights to Parliament, in Ottawa.
Women's Liberationmarch in Ottawa

See Also

In the Year 1970

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