Learn about Women’s History

Even though I’ve been around for several decades, I’m still sometimes surprised by how much I DON’T KNOW about the part women have played in history and the evolution of women’s rights around the globe. Right now I’m reading a book called Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. It has some pretty excruciating descriptions of foot binding and the second class status of women in China a couple centuries ago. Girls growing up today have more freedom and options than even 100 years ago but…

“History helps us learn who we are…when we don’t know our own history, our power and dreams are immediately diminished.”

National Women’s History Project

The National Women’s History Project’s Resource Center recognizes and celebrates women’s accomplishments through educational materials, information and programs.

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  1. […] I decided it would be a good kick-off to my month of writing about women who make history. March? Women’s History Month? […]

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