Center for Multicultural Education

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month began in 1981 when Congress passed a resolution which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.”  Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.”  In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed a separate resolution which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.”  Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.  Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.”  

Events for March 2015:

Worldwide Womanhood Forum Series: Forum’s to discuss being a Woman in a different country vs. the U.S. and what the differences are

Social Media Forum: Forum to discuss the double standards in social media for women.

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