The best photos from March for Our Lives around the world

Tanya Edwards
Yahoo Lifestyle

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world took part in March for Our Lives demonstrations, calling for an end to gun violence. The protests were sparked by a string of deadly school shootings, including the massacre in Parkland, Fla., last month. Organizers expected nearly a million in Washington, D.C., alone. Here are some of the best photos from protests.

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<p>Two girls hold signs in protest at March for Our Lives in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Los Angeles

Two girls hold signs in protest at March for Our Lives in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>A young girl participates during the March for Our Lives rally in Philadelphia. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Philadelphia

A young girl participates during the March for Our Lives rally in Philadelphia. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

<p>Young activists chant before marching in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Los Angeles

Young activists chant before marching in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Americans and French held a March for Our Lives anti-NRA rally on Place de Trocadero, facing the Eiffel Tower, in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Paris

Americans and French held a March for Our Lives anti-NRA rally on Place de Trocadero, facing the Eiffel Tower, in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>A young girl holds a sign in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Paris

A young girl holds a sign in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Marchers in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Paris

Marchers in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>A young woman holds a sign at a gathering in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Paris

A young woman holds a sign at a gathering in Paris. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Young protesters attend March for Our Lives in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, NYC

Young protesters attend March for Our Lives in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Rocio Klotz, 6, joins thousands of young people as they march against gun violence in NYC. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, NYC

Rocio Klotz, 6, joins thousands of young people as they march against gun violence in NYC. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Activists hold signs in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Los Angeles

Activists hold signs in Los Angeles. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Marchers wave signs in Manhattan. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, NYC

Marchers wave signs in Manhattan. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Protesters hold signs as they rally outside the U.S. Embassy in London. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, London

Protesters hold signs as they rally outside the U.S. Embassy in London. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>The march in Paris passed the Eiffel Tower. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Paris

The march in Paris passed the Eiffel Tower. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Protesters gather for the March for Our Lives rally along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Washington, D.C.

Protesters gather for the March for Our Lives rally along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

<p>A student from Baltimore holds a protest sign during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Washington D.C.

A student from Baltimore holds a protest sign during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Galvanized by a massacre at a Florida high school, hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives

Galvanized by a massacre at a Florida high school, hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>People holding pictures of victims killed in gun violence in Manhattan. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, NYC

People holding pictures of victims killed in gun violence in Manhattan. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

<p>Demonstrators participate in a March for Our Lives rally in Pflugerville, Texas. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Texas

Demonstrators participate in a March for Our Lives rally in Pflugerville, Texas. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

<p>Students and activists display posters and chant slogans during the March for Our Lives rally against gun violence in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Washington, D.C.

Students and activists display posters and chant slogans during the March for Our Lives rally against gun violence in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Adults sit in support of protesters Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives, Boston

Adults sit in support of protesters Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Demonstrators protest at the March for our Lives demonstration in Berlin. (Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Germany

Demonstrators protest at the March for our Lives demonstration in Berlin. (Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

<p>Protest in London. (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives,London

Protest in London. (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>This dog joined in from London. (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives, London

This dog joined in from London. (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>A crowd in London crouches down for a three-minute “die-in.”<br> (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives London

A crowd in London crouches down for a three-minute “die-in.”
(Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>A sign at the protest in London.<br> (Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives, London

A sign at the protest in London.
(Photo: Erin Donnelly for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>A protest sign in London.<br> (Photo: Erin Donnelly) </p>
March for Our Lives, London

A protest sign in London.
(Photo: Erin Donnelly)

<p>J.J. Miller,17, from Baltimore blows bubbles as crowds arrive for the March for Our Lives rally in support of gun control. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) </p>
March for Our Live, Washington, D.C.

J.J. Miller,17, from Baltimore blows bubbles as crowds arrive for the March for Our Lives rally in support of gun control. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

<p>Sophie Phillips holds a sign as she attends a rally for those heading to the March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C., on March 20, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) </p>
March for Our Lives, Parkland, Fla.

Sophie Phillips holds a sign as she attends a rally for those heading to the March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C., on March 20, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

<p>Steven Rothman, left, and Dan Knorowski from Virginia attend the March for Our Lives€ rally in support of gun control in Washington, D.C. (Photo: AP/Jose Luis Magana) </p>
March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.

Steven Rothman, left, and Dan Knorowski from Virginia attend the March for Our Lives€ rally in support of gun control in Washington, D.C. (Photo: AP/Jose Luis Magana)

<p>A student from Great Mills High School in Maryland holds up the photograph of her classmate Jaelynn Willey at the €œMarch for Our Lives rally. Willey was killed in another school shooting. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) </p>
Student Gun Protests

A student from Great Mills High School in Maryland holds up the photograph of her classmate Jaelynn Willey at the €œMarch for Our Lives rally. Willey was killed in another school shooting. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

<p>Eleigha Hamari, 16, right, of Bailey, Colo., raises her banner during the March for Our Lives rally. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) </p>
March for Our Lives, Washington, D.C.

Eleigha Hamari, 16, right, of Bailey, Colo., raises her banner during the March for Our Lives rally. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

<p>Children hold up homemade signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Children hold up homemade signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Marchers gather in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Marchers gather in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Protesters gather with signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Protesters gather with signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Signs read “No More Guns” in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Signs read “No More Guns” in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Another sign reads “Arms Are for Hugging” in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Another sign reads “Arms Are for Hugging” in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Marchers in Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives

Marchers in Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Another sign in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Another sign in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Two young girls show their signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Two young girls show their signs in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Young people take to the streets with signs in Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in Boston

Young people take to the streets with signs in Boston. (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>One young woman holds up her sign. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

One young woman holds up her sign. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle

<p>A protester holds a sign in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

A protester holds a sign in NYC. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>A sign in Boston reads “Yes, It’s a Gun Problem.” (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in Boston

A sign in Boston reads “Yes, It’s a Gun Problem.” (Photo: Dave Cronin for Yahoo Lifestyle)

<p>Young people are leading the march. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle) </p>
March for Our Lives in NYC

Young people are leading the march. (Photo: Laura Kenney for Yahoo Lifestyle)

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