Do Women's Marches Matter?

   
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Some of the thousands of women who attended the 1997 Million Woman March in Philadelphia. Jonathan Elderfield/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Some of the thousands of women who attended the 1997 Million Woman March in Philadelphia. Jonathan Elderfield/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Episode Sources:

"What makes protest effective?" http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/20/what-makes-protest-effective

"Crowds gather in Philadelphia to take part in Million Woman March" http://articles.latimes.com/1997/oct/25/news/mn-46571

"Million Woman March fills Philadelphia streets" http://www.cnn.com/US/9710/25/million.woman.march2/

"At Million Woman March, focus is on family" http://www.nytimes.com/1997/10/26/us/at-million-woman-march-focus-is-on-family.html

"A brief history of women's protests" http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,2088114,00.html

"Women of protest: Photographs from the records of the National Woman's Party" https://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/women-protest/index.html

"History of marches and mass action" http://now.org/about/history/history-of-marches-and-mass-actions/

"9 protests by women that changed the world" http://usuncut.com/resistance/9-protests-by-women-that-changed-the-world/

"Do street protests still work?" http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88461838

"Why street protests don't work" http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/04/why-street-protests-dont-work/360264/

"Why street protests work in Pakistan" http://foreignpolicy.com/2014/08/15/why-street-protests-work-in-pakistan/