A woman holds a sign while dressed in all red during a rally held in solidarity with International Women's Day organized by Women's March Bay Area in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds rally for International Women’s Day in San Francisco

A large crowd gathered outside of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday, March 8 to highlight International Women’s Day and participate in A Day Without Women, where women were encouraged to hold a general strike from their jobs and from shopping at businesses not owned by women. Photos by Jessica Christian and Steven Ho/S.F. Examiner.

A woman holds an upside down American flag as a symbol that the country is in distress during the A Day Without Women rally at City Hall on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Steven Ho/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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A woman holds an upside down American flag as a symbol that the country is in distress during the A Day Without Women rally at City Hall on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Steven Ho/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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