Ladies, now's the time to get vocal about what you believe in. Women around the world are wielding signs, donning body paint, and marching in parades in support of women's rights and gender equality, against violence toward women, and to raise awareness for other important political and social causes. As we continue Women's History Month, let's look back at the evolution of female protesters. From the French Revolution to the women's suffragist movement to civil rights, here are some memorable moments involving women around the world getting their protest on.
Not sure if you've noticed, but the beauty industry is brimming with some of the most successful (and übertalented) women. And they've done a lot to make us look beautiful, from inventing the first at-home hair-coloring system to concocting arguably the most iconic fragrance in the world. In honor of Women's History Month, flip through and pay your respects to just a few of the women who built up the beauty industry.
On this celebration of International Women's Day, we're paying respect to the women who left their mark on modern life through science. Proving that physics, wireless technology, and computer programming aren't just traits of a boys' club, and years ahead of their time at that, learn more about the women who showed us that science is the coolest subject of all.
This International Women's Day, it's important. to pay tribute to the commendable women who've made a difference for the better — but what about the bad girls in history, who are notorious for their sexy, shocking, and sinister deeds? Here are 15 scandalous women who have become legendary for everything from stripping to having lesbian affairs to naked horseback rides. Get a tawdy history lesson on these controversial female figures now!
Two and a half years ago, it was SNL's first female head writer Tina Fey who said, "I do hope women are achieving at a rate that we can stop counting what number they are." But women are still leading the way for future generations of girls in a variety of industries, and many important female firsts aren't as long ago as you'd think. This Women's History Month, let's look back at the women who went against the odds to pave the way for gender equality.
On this day in 1919, Congress passed the 19th amendment, giving American women the right to vote nationally. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, a spirited and creative women's suffrage movement worked hard to secure this right across the country. Women were intimidated, beaten, and locked up for speaking out and organizing. To get the message across, posters were printed or cartoons published in places like The Suffragist, the weekly publication of the National Woman's Party. To mark the anniversary, let's look back at some of the posters and art that were used to get the message across.
Today marks the start of Women's History Month. The words, music, and accomplishments of historically significant women can inspire us all year long. To help you spread the message of female empowerment in March, here are a few thoughtful gifts you can give your friends to mark women's history.
March is Women's History Month! To kick things off see if you can match these notable words about women to the famous female responsible for each quote. Good luck!
Michelle advised the students to start preparing for college now and told the inquiring minds that, yes, she puts her own clothes on in the morning.
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Women around the world, and the men who love them, celebrated International Women's Day yesterday.
The Catholic Church had its own special message for women. The Vatican newspaper pondered what contributed most to the emancipation of women in the 20th century. It read: "Some say it was the pill, others the liberalisation of abortion, or being able to work outside the home. Others go even further: the washing machine.”
Check out photos from yesterday's celebrations and demonstration in support of women's rights.