Women’s Equality Day, AUG 26

Women's Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the vote to women throughout the country. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law. The amendment was first introduced many years earlier in 1878. Every president has published a proclamation for Women's Equality Day since 1972, the year after legislation was first … [Read more...]

WEDO – World Social Forum 2013, Tunisia MAR 26-30

Our Story In 2011-2012, WEDO is celebrating its 20th Anniversary! Visit the WEDO20+ pages for stories, photos, video and more.. Celebrating those who have helped make the organization what it is today – and those who will help shape its future! READ our NEWEST Historical Publication 'Celebrating Momentum and Milestones: A WEDO History of Women’s Organizing Toward a Healthy and Peaceful Planet'. In 1979, Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, Brownie Ledbetter and other extraordinary women leaders … [Read more...]

WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY {USA} celebrating Bella Abzug

Women's Equality Day August 26 Do you know what a hero is? A hero is a person who does something that is important to others. Usually, they possess many good qualities, such as bravery, trustworthiness, and courage. A hero to me is Bella Abzug. She lived in New York all through her life from July 24, 1920 to March 31, 1998. She attended Hunter College and graduated in 1942. Bella decided she wanted to be a lawyer, so she went to Columbia Law School until 1947. Bella … [Read more...]

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