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7 Vital Quotes From Malala Yousafzai, The UN's Youngest Messenger of Peace

On April 10, Malala Yousafzai was designated the youngest-ever United Nations Me enger of Peace by Secretary-General António Guterres. All UN Me enger... Read More »

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks Female Record With 8 Spacewalks

Having already made history as the oldest female NASA astronaut to travel in space, Peggy Whitson has made history again. On Thursday, March 30, Whits... Read More »

The US Navy Celebrates Women's History Month With Incredible Photos of Female Sailors

Women's History Month is an opportunity to showcase the untold stories of women, both past and present. The U.S. Navy celebrated the month with a spec... Read More »

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 R... 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... 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,... 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 i ues have become a global conversat... 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 busine to celebrate Black History Month in a very personal way. Afte... 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. Wade decision legalized the procedure, according to a new... 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 them from breaking them down and ma... Read More »

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