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Last Updated: Monday, 26 April, 2004, 09:12 GMT 10:12 UK
In pictures: US abortion march
Women march down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington
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Women from across the US and some 60 other countries took to the streets of Washington to ensure abortion remains legal in the US.
Abortion rights activists on the Washington Mall
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Reports on the size of the crowd vary, from 500,000 to 1.15 million participants.
Women at the abortion march in Washington
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Most of the protesters were women, who accuse President George W Bush of eroding abortion rights at home and abroad.
Anti-abortion demonstrator on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington
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Anti-abortion demonstrators staged a small counter-rally.
Cybill Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg and Ashley Judd march in Washington
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Actresses Cybill Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg and Ashley Judd were among those marching.
Singer Ani DiFranco at the abortion march in Washington
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Singer Ani DiFranco also performed for the crowds.




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