March 4 Justice attendees tell Guardian Australia why they march – video


Thousands join March 4 Justice rallies across Australia. ‘I am marching today because respect for women comes from the top and we demand better from our parliamentary leaders,’ one attendee tells Guardian Australia. Another calls for greater diversity among the nation’s politicians, saying: ‘People in parliament do not look anything like the people they represent.’ Another marcher, a member of the trans community, says: ‘We deserve safety and justice.’ Survivors of abuse say women should be able to speak out without fear about traumatic events without worrying about being branded liars. A Melbourne protesters, Angela, says: ‘I am here because misogyny needs to end’

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