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Women march in Mexico City

Updated 9:15 PM ET, Sat January 21, 2017
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A rally was held outside the US Embassy on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City, in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017. Lonzo Cook/CNN
A woman holds a sign at the rally outside the US Embassy in Mexico City, which was held under a piercing sun, with protesters chanting, "Love, not hate, makes America great." Lonzo Cook/CNN
Young girls joined the rally in Mexico City, where marchers formed a human wall along the capital's central thoroughfare, Paseo de la Reforma, shutting the city's main artery for about an hour and tapping into the tradition of Mexican independence and civil protest. Lonzo Cook/CNN
Mexicans kept a close eye on the American presidential election and are watching closely to see if President Donald Trump will follow through on his threat to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Many at the march Saturday said they are worried about the future of US-Mexican relations. Lonzo Cook/CNN
The march in Mexico City drew both Mexicans and Americans, with protesters holding signs in English and Spanish. Lonzo Cook/CNN
The women at the Mexico City rally expressed some of the same concerns about the fate of women's rights as protestors at other marches around the world. In addition, they worry about the new administration's attitude specifically toward Mexico and free trade. Lonzo Cook/CNN