March 4th, 2004

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About Women's History Month

About Women's History Month

How did March come to be Women's History Month?

In 1911 in Europe, March 8 was first celebrated as International Women's Day. In many European nations, as well as in the United States, women's rights was a political hot topic. Woman suffrage — winning the vote —was a priority of many women's organizations. Women (and men) wrote books on the contributions of women to history.
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