Why I Won’t Be Striking On March 8

March 6, 2017

Expect to see fewer women in the workplace on Wednesday. The Women’s March, the group that organized the January 21 protests, has called for a national boycott of “paid and unpaid labor.” Women who don’t strike are encouraged to wear red. Participants are told to avoid shopping, except for small businesses owned by women or minorities. Organizers are billing this effort as, “A Day Without A Woman.”

I am one of the millions of women who won’t be striking, or wearing red for that matter.