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Women's History

The New-York Historical Society to Open Center for Women's History Featuring Artifacts From Billie Jean King

The conversation about women's rights is more prevalent now than ever, and though stories of women in history have been increasingly uncovered and told, the United States is still without one important thing: a museum strictly on all of women's history. Read More »

"It's Time for a Museum of Women's History," Congressional Panel Says

A congressional panel determined that the country needs a national museum dedicated to showcasing the contributions and experiences of American women. Read More »

A Brief History of Women's Fashion

The buzz around New York Fashion Week is always exciting. It's wonderful to see people from all over the world gather together for their love of fashion. Read More »

Meet the 20 MAKERS Inducted Into the National Women's Hall of Fame

The National Women's Hall of Fame hosted its 2015 induction ceremony ove Read More »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

MAKERS fills in the history books with the untold stories of women in STEM. Read More »

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. Read More »

What Women Wore: A Look Back at Sports Fashion

Female athletes have come a long way in the last hundred years, and so has their clothing. Read More »

This App Highlights Women Throughout History In the Coolest Way

Women's history is something that should be celebrated for more than just one month. The Women on the Map app, which is currently available via Google's Field Trip app, encourages users to learn more about women's history in an interactive way. Read More »

Women in Water: A History of Incredible Female Swimmers

In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, endurence swimmer Diana Nyad emerged on the shores of Key West, Fla., after swimming 110 miles from Havana, Cuba in 53 hours. It was the first time a person ever accomplished the passage without a shark cage or flippers Read More »

7 Historical Fun Facts About Women's World Cup

With the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup underway in Canada, there's a lot of great coverage to watch and share. Read More »

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