March for Women’s Issues Taking Place on Saturday

A march to bring attention to women's issues will take place in Des Moines on Saturday. (WHO-HD)

A march to bring attention to women's issues will take place in Des Moines on Saturday. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  While protests take place across the country, a march is scheduled in Des Moines on Saturday.

The Women’s March is part of a nationwide effort to bring attention to women’s issues.

The march begins Saturday morning at 11, just south of the Iowa State Capitol, and a rally will be held on the Capitol steps at 12:30.

Simultaneous marches are being held in hundreds of cities across the United States.