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Woman's History Month

Woman's History Month is an annual celebration in March that recognizes vital roles women have played in the history of the United States and around the world. It is celebrated by events, performances, and exhibitions that honor the women's rights movement, pay tribute to female inventors, scientists, and artists, and remember the key figures who shaped gender roles and women's history. Women's History Month was first observed in 1981 and is now observed by many countries and organizations around the world.


Image: From left to right, the women featured above are Malala Yousafzai, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Rosa Parks.

BOSTON - Friday, November 15, 2019 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the newly-reconstructed Dana Avenue Bridge in Hyde Park will be named the "Grimké Sisters Bridge" in honor of Sarah and Angelina Grimké, known for being prominent activists for abolition and women's rights. There will be a public dedication with the Hyde Park Historical Society, Massachusetts Historical Society, Barbara Lee Family Foundation, 

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We have been celebrating International Women's Day for over one hundred years. Learn more about why we celebrate this day and why March is recognized as Women's History Month in this exclusive video from Studies Weekly.

This is a short video highlighting 5 female athletes.

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Women are making history every day – as this list demonstrates. Welcome to MsMojo and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 firsts for women in history.

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