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First Annual Rosie the Riveter Day Celebrates Women's Contributions in WWII

On the 21st of March, a month dedicated to women's history, the first-ever celebration of National Rosie the Riveter Day took place at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in California. Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Afghanistan's First All-Female Orchestra

"Afghanistan should move on the same path as every other nation goes," 54-year-old Ahmad Naser Sarmast, the founder of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra, told Read More »

Here's What You Didn't Know About the UK's First Female Doctor

Born Margaret Ann Bulkley in the 1790s, the United Kingdom's first female doctor did not make history using the name she was given at birth. Instead, she came to be known as Dr. Read More »

Read the Exclusive Q&A With the Women Behind the National Women's History Museum

There's long been talk about building a National Women's History Museum in Washington D.C. And given that women's issues have become a global conversation in recent months, there's no better time than now to make that vision a reality. Read More »

The Female Founders of ShopLatinxBiz Are Using Instagram to Spotlight Afro-Latinxs for Black History Month

Brittany Chávez and Raquel García, co-founders of ShopLatinxBiz, are using their business to celebrate Black History Month in a very personal way. Read More »

The Abortion Rate in the US Has Hit a Historic Low

The abortion rate in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since the 1973 Roe v. Read More »

Catherine Cortez Masto Is Sworn in as First-Ever Latina US Senator

Despite the barriers faced by women in politics, many have continued to prove that nothing will stop or discourage the Read More »

Peggy Whitson Just Became the Oldest Female Astronaut in Space

Over the weekend, 56-year-old Peggy Whitson of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially became the oldest female astronaut to travel in space, after arriving at the International Space Station on what is now her third mission. Read More »

These Women Waited 96 Years to Vote for a Female President

This year's election is, if nothing else, historic. And with a long, drawn out campaign season, many of us are just counting down the days until we can find out who will be the next president of the United States. Read More »

It's Official! Jessie Graff Is America's First Female "Ninja Warrior" to Complete Stage 1

"Jessie [Graff]'s going with the green superhero outfit and she'll need to be super human. No woman has finished stage 1 and this course has been brutal tonight, taking out some of the very best," the male announcer said as he introduced her at the "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals. Read More »

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