A Women's March is set to take place in Buenos Aires on Thursday, March 8. The event will start at 11:00 (local time) with a ruidazo, a traditional banging of pots and pans. At 16:00 crowds will gather at Plaza de Mayo and the march to Congress at 17:30. A massive influx of women from around the country is expected in the city. Increased security measures and localized transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the rally.
Demonstrations in major cities across the world are being organized to coincide with International Women's Day (March 8), in support of women's rights and other progressive causes.
Individuals in the Buenos Aires area are advised to allow for extra time to reach their destinations, anticipate crowded conditions, and to adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.