Museums And Libraries Across The World Are Collecting Women's March Signs

After women received criticism for littering and selfish behavior following the march, museums have revealed they are collecting the placards

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Over the weekend, the Women's March on Washington D.C. hit the headlines after more than half a million people took to the streets to show support for women's rights, gender and race equality and the environment.

It also drew criticism after protesters abandoned their placards at landmarks across the capital.

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Following the march, thousands of supporters left their hand-made signs outside famous sights around the city, including the White House and the Trump International Hotel.

As a result, it served as a significant reminder of solidarity and while the march for equality and human rights might be over for the day, the fight continues.

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However, those critical of the march are describing the decision to leave placards around the city as 'selfish' and contradicts the voice of those who walked on the march to campaign for the safety of the environment.

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A video of a man wearing a pro-Trump cap and putting signs in the bin has now been retweeted over 11,000 times.

In light of concern regarding the placards, several museums and libraries across the world have taken to social media to reveal they are collecting local signs to keep a 'living archive of modern protest'.

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