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Celebrating Women's History
What do you know about Women's History? Are you curious? What are your plans for celebrating women during the month of March? Celebrating inspirational women who changed the world should be a year-round practice. For 31 days of March, we pay special attention to the women who blazed the trail for others.
This Lens celebrates Women, especially during March - Women's History Month. "The history of women often seems to be written with invisible ink." Even when women are recognized in their own times, they are often not included in the history books.
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"International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday." ~nwhp.org
International Women's Day
International Women's Day - Official Website
"Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Organizations, governments and women's groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender issues."
- International Women's Day
The International Women's Day website
Women Who Fought For Change
Animation Workshop for Youth, nine teens created a short animated piece about three famous women who fought for change: Sojourner Truth, Joan Baez and Helen Keller.
Empowering Transformations For Women - Women share their stories
This book is a collection of the stories of 40 incredible women who have navigated their way through significant, life-altering transformations.
These women, many inspired by their less-than-ideal circumstances, stumbled along the way but ended up facing the change with humor, grace and dignity. In this book, these women "share their stories in order to ease your personal journey, and to provide necessary motivation and inspiration to make whatever empowering changes you envision for your own life."
Women of History
- Suffragist Jeannette Rankin's Birthday
The first woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1916.
- Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Burma's Democracy Leader
Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize-winning Burmese pro-democracy leader, has become an international symbol of peaceful resistance in the face of oppression.
More About Women's History
- Events: Celebrate Women's History Throughout the Year!
The National Women's History Project's Mission
- Woman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Woman From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about Women. For Lady, see Lady (disambiguation). For Women, see Woman (disambiguation).A woman is a female
- National Women's History Project
Why Women's History?
- Celtic Women The Genetic Code
Discover a little bit about what it means to be a Celtic Woman. Who are they, what are they about? What are the characteristics they share?
Documents that Changed the World: The Nineteenth Amendment
In August we recognize the signing of the 19th Amendment in 1920 giving US women the right to vote. This amendment was the culmination of the women's suffrage movement in the United States, which fought to achieve the vote.
- Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nineteenth Amendment - Turning Points in History
The editorial review for this book describes it as "A stirring reminder for women to never take their rights for granted."
Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment author Eleanor Clift chronicles the many twists and turns of the suffrage struggle and profiles the brave figures who spent their lives supporting the women's movement over the course of seventy-two years.
"While women make up about half of the population, they don't hold half of elected offices or hold a representative share of other positions of power in the country."
Everywoman Opportunity Center— ~Myrna Young, executive director
Books about Women's History
National Women's History Month provides an excellent venue to recognize and celebrate women's historic achievements as well as an opportunity to honor women within our families and communities. What will you do to celebrate National Women's History Month?
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Learn You Past
"Every generation of little girls and women need to learn their past so that they can imagine a future in which gender equality is the norm and not the exception." ~Ruth Rosen
The Modern Women's Movement
Ruth Rosen Author of The World Split Open: How the Modern Women's Movement Changed America, former columnist for the Los Angeles Time and San Francisco Chronicle; Professor Emerita of History, U.C. Davis
Who would you most like to meet?
What woman of history would you like to meet?
- International Museum of Women
International Museum of Women
- Films for Women's History Month Discussion/Jan 1998
Films for Women's History Month Discussion/Jan 1998 Query From Darcy Martin email@example.com 14 Jan 1998 As a graduate student member of our Women's Studies Steering Committee, I've been asked to seek recommendations from H-Women subscribers of succ
- Stop Violence Against Women
Care2's Race To Stop Violence Against Women
What Women Do
- WOMEN MAKE MOVIES
WOMEN MAKE MOVIES
- SHE Should Talk at TED | Facebook
Because women surely have at least half of the world’s big ideas, it's time for TED conferences to commit to gender parity.
- Why We Need to Reframe the "Women in Tech" Debate
The song-and-dance has been the same for years, but the drum beat lately is deafening: Where are the women entrepreneurs and their startups? Why aren’t they funded?
Women and Religion
In the book When God Was a Woman, Stone describes the ancient story of the religion of the Goddess and, with its disintegration, the decline in women’s status.
Under the religion of the Goddess, women’s roles were far more prominent than in patriarchal Judeo-Christian cultures.
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