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This Saturday, hundreds of thousands are expected to join marches in support of women’s rights in Washington, D.C. and other cities. Many of those who will march are concerned that hard-won progress toward gender equity may be eroded and that much of the implicit gender bias that women experience will revert to blatant and explicit sexism. These concerns are shared by conservatives and liberals alike and are magnified for women whose national, ethnic, religious and other identities are also routinely subjected to bigotry.

The marches provide an opportunity to, as the organizers put it, “send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office and to the world that women’s rights are human rights.” But we need to continue to take action in the months and years ahead to rebuild, protect, and extend gender equity.

Here are some actions that all who share this commitment can take.

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