Mariana Flores Melo: Origin of International Women’s Day

What is the origin of March 8? As we know, this day celebrates Women’s Day, when the defense of women’s rights is what counts and in which we must publicly claim those rights more forcefully than ever before. Women’s Day is celebrated since the beginning of the 20th century, but there is some controversy about the seed that originated it, controversial we will try to clarify in this article with…

Mariana Flores Melo: Do You Know When It’s Women’s History Month?

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Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8   Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In 1978, the school district of Sonoma, California participated in Women’s History Week, an event designed…

[Mariana Flores] Women’s History Month

The second entry of this article… Ella Baker and the SNCC | The African Americans As a grassroots organizer and founder of “SNCC”, Ella Baker fought to eradicate sexism and racism through peaceful protests. In this video, learn about Ella Baker and her contributions to civil rights for women. The Right to Health Care: Roots of the Pill As a nurse in New York, Margaret Sanger witnessed the unnecessary suffering…

[Mariana Flores] Women’s History Month

Mariana Flores - Women’s History Month

  Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Right to Vote Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a founding member of the Women’s Movement and fought for the equal treatment of women. At the first Women’s convention, she drafted the “Declaration of Sentiments, Grievances, and Resolutions” where she proclaimed “that all men and women are created equal”. In 1869, along with Stanton, Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association. This American Icons video …