Women took to the streets of Manhattan Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in a show of solidarity with International Women's Day and the A Day Without a Woman strike.

Thousands of New Yorkers attended rallies and marches at Washington Square Park as well as near Central Park and Trump International Hotel and Tower, where over a dozen people were arrested, police said.

Scroll down to see photos from the day's events.

Participants gather at the International Women's Strike rally
Participants gather at the International Women's Strike rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the International Women's Strike rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman speaks onstage under the arch at
A woman speaks onstage under the arch at Washington Square Park in Manhattan during the International Women's Strike rally on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

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A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the International Women's Strike rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
New Yorkers take part in the International Women's
New Yorkers take part in the International Women's Strike rally on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Washington Square Park in Manhattan. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
New Yorkers participate in the International Women's Strike
New Yorkers participate in the International Women's Strike rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on March, 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the International Women's Strike rally at Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman checks her phone during the International
A woman checks her phone during the International Women's Strike rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

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Participants gather at the International Women's Strike rally
Participants gather at the International Women's Strike rally at Washington Square Park in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Arrests are made in Manhattan's Columbus Circle, near
Arrests are made in Manhattan's Columbus Circle, near Trump International Hotel and Tower, during the A Day Without a Woman rally on International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle
A woman is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle during the A Day Without a Woman rally for International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
People take part in the A Day Without
People take part in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

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A participant holds a protest sign held during
A participant holds a protest sign held during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Rie Ma, of Brooklyn, participates in the A
Rie Ma, of Brooklyn, participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman engages in civil disobedience in Manhattan's
A woman engages in civil disobedience in Manhattan's Columbus Circle during the A Day Without a Woman rally on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A protester engages in civil disobedience in Manhattan's
A protester engages in civil disobedience in Manhattan's Columbus Circle during the A Day Without a Woman rally on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A protester is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle
A protester is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle during the A Day Without a Woman rally on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A protester is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle
A protester is arrested in Manhattan's Columbus Circle during the A Day Without a Woman rally on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Solidarity was the theme during the A Day
Solidarity was the theme during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Support for various causes was on display during
Support for various causes was on display during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Two women hold a protest sign during the
Two women hold a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Women take part in the A Day Without
Women take part in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan
A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A Day Without a Woman strike organizers encouraged
A Day Without a Woman strike organizers encouraged participants to wear red to mark International Women's Day on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman wearing a
A woman wearing a "pink pussyhat" participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on March 8, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
A woman thrusts her fist into the air
A woman thrusts her fist into the air in solidarity with the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Rodrigo Sanchez, 36, of Brooklyn, participates in the
Rodrigo Sanchez, 36, of Brooklyn, participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Ann Benson, 62, of Manhattan, participates in the
Ann Benson, 62, of Manhattan, participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
A woman participates in the A Day Without
A woman participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Dominique Osborne, 37, and Lindsey Montague, 35, both
Dominique Osborne, 37, and Lindsey Montague, 35, both of Queens, participate in A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
A protest sign held up during the A
A protest sign held up during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Women participate in the A Day Without a
Women participate in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Lindsey Montague, 35, of Queens, holds a protest
Lindsey Montague, 35, of Queens, holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Jennylee De Santos, 32, of Manhattan, participates in
Jennylee De Santos, 32, of Manhattan, participates in the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
A woman holds a protest sign during the
A woman holds a protest sign during the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Christina Lowestein and Erica Farber, both 55 and
Christina Lowestein and Erica Farber, both 55 and from Manhattan, participate in the A Day Without a Woman rally in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
People hold up signs at the A Day
People hold up signs at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a
Crowds gather at the A Day Without a Woman rally held near 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Credit: Christa Lopez)
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