03/07/2015 01:19 EST | Updated 05/07/2015 05:59 EDT

Wynne expected at Women's Day March

Road closures are in effect in downtown Toronto this afternoon for the International Women's Day March. 

Premier Kathleen Wynne is expected to join the rally at 2:30 p.m. 

The route includes parts of Bloor Street West, Yonge, Gerrard, Church and Gould streets. 

Police say drivers should try to avoid those areas. 

International Women's Day has been celebrated around the world for more than a century.