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...]

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE: August 18, 1911 through to September 26, 2011

A Celebration of Women shares this information with the Women of our World with an attached reservation; that is, a responsibility to remind all Women that our World of 2010 still has only 8% Leadership Representation Globally in government. A Celebration of Women hopes that 'if' You are a Women somewhere in our World, reading this celebration feature, thinking of taking a government role... STOP thinking and Take that Leap of Faith! This Realization is one that all Women must absorb … [Read more...]

ACTION FOR GENDER EQUITY

ACTION FOR GENDER EQUITY A Woman's Equality is a Human Right In preparation for the Beijing Conference on Women - Action for Equality, Development and Peace - in September 1995, an informal group launched "Action for Gender Equality" for the purpose of encouraging broad-based participation in advancing gender equality around the world. Preparations for the upcoming meeting have been difficult; there are dangers of public misperceptions about gender equality; progress achieved at the Cairo … [Read more...]

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