MUNICH — (MunichNOW News) — The 2018 Munch “Women’s March to the Polls” got underway shortly after 2 PM as marchers gathered from around the city at the Siegestor, one of the gates marking the outline of the old city.

March organizer, Munich Democrats Abroad stalwart Janet-Day Strehlow, gave a rousing welcome speech, and was followed by Jane Scheiring, Chair of American Association of University and Professional Women, with an inspiring talk on women’s rights in 2018.