- Billionaire George Soros donated $246million to groups between 2010-2014
- About 100 of the 544 partners supporting the Day Without a Woman march received funding
- Groups included Planned Parenthod, Human Rights Watch and the ACLU
- Soros is an outspoken abortion supporter and supports American progressive causes
- The 86-year-old Hungarian-American investor is said to have a net worth of $25.2billion
Billionaire businessman George Soros has reportedly given $246million to multiple groups behind the Day Without a Woman protest.
Conservative think tank Media Research Center says the liberal hedge-investor gave funding to 100 out of the 544 partners supporting the women’s cause between 2010 and 2014.
Contributions were given to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Human Rights Watch, the Center for American Progress, with the top recipient being the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) who received $37.3million.
Billionaire businessman George Soros, 86, has reportedly given $246million to 100 out of 544 groups behind the Day Without a Woman protest
The 86-year-old investor is said to have a net worth of $25.2billion.
The Day Without a Woman strike took place on Wednesday, as part of International Women’s Day, where females were encouraged to wear red and not attend work.
Schools across at least four states were closed so staff members can take part in the protest, according to Fox News.
Soros has been known to back abortion and is a well-known supporter of American liberal politics.
The billionaire has also been openly critical Donald Trump and has called the president a ‘would-be dictator.’ Soros previously slammed Trump’s administration calling them a ‘cabinet of incompetent extremists.’