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7 Documentaries About Women That You Can Watch On Netflix

Turns out that there's more to Netflix than binge watching your favorite television shows.

The streaming service is home to tons of documentaries about interesting topics. Documentaries offer another way to learn and soak up oodles of information, especially if you're the type who has trouble staying awake while reading a book. 

Women make up half of history, but those names haven't received the amount of recognition that they truly deserve. It's a shocking fact that women have been written out of history for nearly centuries. Luckily, documentaries are another way to preserve women's history and allow those women's stories from the past be heard. 

The next time you're stuck on what to watch on Netflix, watch one of these documentaries listed in the gallery above. 

And have you watched our MAKERS: Women Who Make America documentary yet?  

NEXT: #HerStoryIsHistory: Women Who Were Left Out Of History »

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