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Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

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Marchers gathered in Belfast on Saturday for this year’s International Women’s Day

More than 1,000 people took part in a march through Belfast to mark International Women's Day.

Saturday's rally in the city centre had the theme 'Rights in Sight' and was organised by Reclaim the Agenda.

Danielle Roberts of Reclaim the Agenda said: "The International Women's Day rally is an event to celebrate but it's also time for us to call for parity with our sisters in Great Britain and Ireland.

Here in Northern Ireland we are using outdated laws and we call on the Assembly to bring us in line with the rest of the UK to use legislation that is relevant today."

Yesterday hundreds marched down Whitehall in London in support of International Women's Day.

There was an emphasis on the growing climate crisis and the impact it is having on women in some of the poorest parts of the world.

Marchers carried signs reading "sisters not strangers" and "reject hate, reclaim politics".

Belfast Telegraph