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Truxal Library Special Topic Guide: AACC Women's History Month 2021

Women's History Month is an annual celebration honoring women in America. It is set to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8.

AACC Women's History Month 2021

Women's History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987.  AACC also celebrates Women's History Month, For more information visit #AACCWomensHistoryMonth

Websites of Interest

Library of Congress | Women's Suffrage.  The library of Congress has several historical resources about the history of the Women's Movement in the United States. Especially about the Battle for the Right to Vote. For more information see.  Library of Congress Women's Suffrage.

The Women’s Caucus. The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues (Women’s Caucus) is a Congressional Member Organization (CMO) registered with the House Administration Committee; its membership includes the women Members of the House of Representatives. The Women’s Caucus is not formally affiliated with the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute; however, the two organizations share similar goals. For More information visit The Women's Caucus.

The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy organization whose mission is to bring together a community of bipartisan women policymakers and trusted partners to advance issues of importance to women, develop the next generation of women leaders, and foster a more effective and representative democracy.  For more information, visit. WCPI

United Nations and Women. UN support for the rights of women began with the Organization's founding Charter. Among the purposes of the UN declared in Article 1 of its Charter is “To achieve international co-operation … in promoting and encouraging respect for human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language, or religion.” . For More Information Visit United Nations| Gender Equality.

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