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Women's History Month

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.

(, 2021)

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U.S. Women's History
She Did That
Women Will Vote
Raging Grannies: The Action League
We Will Be Heard
She's Beautiful When She's Angry
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legacy of Dissent
When Abortion Was a Crime
Miss Representation
Feminism: A Very Short Introduction
Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present
Women in Print
Break the Silence: Reproductive & Sexual Health Stories
Michelle Obama in Her Own Words
Reverend Addie Wyatt : faith and the fight for labor, gender, and racial equality
Geek Girls
Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade
Mankiller: Activist. Feminist. Cherokee Chief.
Women of Vision
Women's March
Alva Vanderbilt Belmont: Unlikely Champion of Women's Rights
Rachel Carson: The Woman Who Launched the Modern Environmental Movement
The Road to Seneca Falls

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