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Buncee - Women's History Month. Timeline: Women of the world, unite! Timeline: Women’s Footprint in History. Agnodice Recognized as one of the first female gynecologists, Agnodice is said to have courageously practiced medicine in Greece when women faced the death penalty for doing so.

Timeline: Women’s Footprint in History

Eventually caught, she was vindicated and allowed to continue when patients came to her defense. Despite extraordinary medical advances throughout history, more than 800 women still die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth – 99 per cent of them in developing countries. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Following criticism for studying secular texts, celebrated writer and nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz of Mexico memorably defended women’s rights to education in 1691 by proclaiming “one can perfectly well philosophize while cooking supper. " Important Women Through History. A List of Women Achievers Explore this list of over 30 women of achievement.

Important Women Through History

You can nominate one of these women or someone else to the Honor Roll of Notable Women. This page includes links outside of Scholastic.com Every Web site we link to was visited by our team at one point in time to make sure it's appropriate for children. But we do not monitor or control these sites and these sites can change. In addition, many of these sites may have links to other sites which we have not reviewed. Women Who Shaped History. Women’s History Milestones: A Timeline. Women’s history is full of trailblazers in the fight for equality in the United States.

Women’s History Milestones: A Timeline

From Abigail Adams imploring her husband to “remember the ladies” when envisioning a government for the American colonies, to suffragists like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fighting for women's right to vote, to the rise of feminism and Hillary Clinton becoming the first female nominee for president by a major political party, American women have long fought for equal footing throughout the nation’s history. And while some glass ceilings have been shattered (see: Title IX), others remain. But progress continues to be made. Women's History Month Themes - Women's History Month Library Guide - Library Guides at Davenport University. WORLD Channel: Women's History Month. The future is female...and the present as we have seen in 2019 and 2020.

WORLD Channel: Women's History Month

Girls and women from all walks of life - science, sports, politics, and more - are challenging gender norms, pursuing parity, and achieving in spaces once considered unwelcome. This year, a presidential election year, we look at the 100 years since the passing of the 19th Amendment ("The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex") and the women who have individually, and as a collective, opened the doors for the next generations to make change of their own.

WORLD Channel celebrates these groundbreaking women, well-known and little-known, like Maya Angelou, Dolores Huerta, Leah Chase and Li Ling-Ai, whose works continue to impact society. Join the conversation online using the hashtag #WORLDxHerStory. Women’s History Month - Holidays. Women’s History Month in the United States grew out of a weeklong celebration of women’s contributions to culture, history and society organized by the school district of Sonoma, California, in 1978.

Women’s History Month - Holidays

Presentations were given at dozens of schools, hundreds of students participated in a “Real Woman” essay contest and a parade was held in downtown Santa Rosa. A few years later, the idea had caught on within communities, school districts and organizations across the country. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week.

The U.S. Women's History Month. Women's History with Boclips. March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate, we’re helping you to bring women’s history to life across the curriculum.

Women's History with Boclips

From women in art to female mathematicians and beyond, we’ve collected the best videos to inspire your learners, many with original interviews and footage. This is an empowering way to present women’s history because it challenges traditional third-person, masculine perspectives. While this is especially important for social studies teachers, no subject can be taught without considering its history and how it will develop in the future. Find out how women are key protagonists in the history of art, science, literature, and business, and how the fight for equality is still ongoing. <<To support all teachers impacted by COVID-19, we’re providing unlimited access to Boclips for Teachers until August 30.

Art Makematic - Global Icons: Frida Kahlo One of the most famous female artists of the 20th Century, Frida Kahlo is known for her Mexican folk-style self-portraits. Sport. Women's History - Month, Famous Women & Facts. Maya Angelou's life facts and works.

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□Women’s History Month Notebook via @edmodo and @msonenote #WomensHistoryMonth #MIEExpert. Unwomen. Ten top issues for women's health. News headlines for “Women’s Rights” ReadWorks-Amazing and Important Women. Readworks-Women Who Made a Difference, Reading Comprehension Passages. Newsela.-Women's History Month. Podcasts by or for Women. Women for Women International. To view our recent press releases, Click here.

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Recent Coverage Abdoulaye Toure: A life dedicated to women’s empowerment February 12, 2016 | Digital Journal Sharing his experiences confronting gender inequality during his childhood, WfWI-DRC Country Director Abdoulaye Toure discusses how it inspired his lifelong passion to work for women’s empowerment. In the most insecure regions of the DRC, Toure and his team are working to provide social and economic empowerment training opportunities for women, and engage men to support women’s equality.

How Do People Live and Cope in the Midst of Violent Conflict? February 11, 2016 | NPR’s TED Radio Hour WfWI Founder Zainab Salbi discusses what it means to endure through violent conflict and the lessons she learned from her own life growing up in Iraq in the midst of war and from women survivors in WfWI’s programs. Afghanistan’s Romeo and Juliet and How They Escaped an Honor Killing January 22, 2016 | The Diane Rehm Show FLOW 2016-2020 Selected Programmes. Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media. In a groundbreaking effort to promote the voice of women in the news-gathering and news dissemination process, UNESCO and the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) collaborated in a global research partnership that has culminated in the publishing of a report on women in the news media.

Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media

The study represents a set of reliable and comprehensive data on which to make a clear determination about where women currently fit into the news-making operation, decision-making hierarchy and ownership structure of media companies. The research project was carried out over a two-year period, and sought to offer the most complete picture to date of women's status globally in news media ownership, publishing, governance, reporting, editing, photojournalism, broadcast production and other media jobs.

More than 150 researchers interviewed executives at more than 500 companies in 59 countries, using a comprehensive questionnaire. 9 key issues affecting girls and women around the world. I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t always “get” the women in my life quite like I do my male friends and relatives—just ask my girlfriend, who is probably convinced I was raised by a pack of wolves considering how oblivious I am half the time.

9 key issues affecting girls and women around the world

(In my defense, there are about a million articles out there attempting to decode what girls "really mean," so there's no way I'm alone in this.) To be perfectly honest, you could probably say the same about my grasp on issues relating to girls and women in international development. This is a problem seeing as the theme of the month here at Global Citizen is supporting girls and women around the world.

In an effort to remedy my glaring cluelessness in time for Girls & Women Month, I consulted my more knowledgeable colleagues and combed the Web to put together this list of 9 key issues affecting girls and women worldwide. 1.

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Statistics on Women

General Statistics | Education | Family Issues/Marital Status | Health | Law and Criminal Justice | Politics | Poverty | Sports and Recreation | Work and Employment International Statistics Population Reference Bureau: DataFinderThis hub for US and international data allows users to create tables by region, country, or US census boundaries. Additionally, browse by broad topics including education, family structure, and reproductive health to find comparative data for the United States or the world.United Nations: Statistics and Indicators on Women and MenThis site provides current statistics by country for: population, health, women and men in families, education, work, and political decision making. Glossary ChangingRoles Women. Google Cultural Institute. Home- The Global Women's Project - Empowering Women Through Education. Global Women Leadership. A Brief History of Women in Art.

Issues and Events in Women's History. Research paper topics about Women's History. Womankind Worldwide. Famous Female authors. A list of famous female authors. Sappho ( c 570 BC) One of the first published female writers. Much of her poetry has been lost, but her immense reputation has remained. Plato referred to Sappho as one of the great 10 poets. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) Mystic, author and composer. Hildegard of Bingen lived in a convent, but her writings, poetry and music were revelatory for the time period. Mirabai (1498-1565) – Bhakti poet. Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) – Feminist and author. Jane Austen (1775 – 1817) English author who wrote romantic fiction combined with social realism. Elizabeth Barrett Browning ( 1806 – 1861) A popular English poet of the Victorian age. Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) An American women’s rights advocate. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865), British novelist and biographer.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) – Harriet Beecher Stowe was a life long anti slavery campaigner. Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855) – English novelist from Haworth, Yorkshire. Related pages. Women in painting. Famous Female Artists. The 100 Greatest Women In Music. Women Rulers - Women in World History Curriculum. Women Who Left Their Stamps on History. Important and Famous Women in America. Sung and unsung, more women have contributed significantly to American history than can be contained within a single table. The following is a representative survey of some of the most important women in American history.

The definition of a "famous woman" will vary between individuals, but there is no doubt that these women contributed importantly to the advancement of our society as well as the advancement of women in America. Space does not allow a complete list of all the important and famous women in American history, but from the days when women could not be one of the "founding fathers" and annual awards would exclude women when calculating the "Man of the Year," important women have made huge strides, the significance of which cannot be overestimated. - - - Books You May Like Include: ---- 100 Important Women in History - World's Most Prominent Females Making Their Mark. Welcome to the website of the 100 Most Important Women of All Time - a page of 100 women who history would not be the same without.

I, Shelby Ellery, created this site as a gold award project, the highest award that can be awarded in Girl Scouting that has to take at least 50 hours to complete. I chose this project because I believe that women aren't recognized enough. I can name so many men that I have been taught by my teachers, but I really can't name all that many women. This site is a resource for all those people out there who are just like me, no matter what age, curious about how women also affected who people are today and who the world wouldn't be the same without.

Take a moment to choose someone you have never heard of and look through this window into their soul, who they really were or are. Famous Women. Information, Timeline, List, Resources and Articles About Famous Women In History Page Links:Introduction to women’s history List of famous women from history Featured article: Heroines of Women’s History Women’s history resources Women’s history suggested reading Articles featuring famous women in history Introduction To Women’s History: Beyond Famous Names Women’s History is more than the sum of its outstanding players: Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Sacagawea, Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, et al. Women who changed the world. A list of famous influential women, including women’s rights activists, poets, musicians, politicians, humanitarians and scientists. Sappho (circa 570 BCE) One of the first known female writers.

Much of her poetry has been lost but her immense reputation has remained. Important Women Through History. Famous Firsts in Women’s History - Women’s History.