History education needs to incorporate ‘HERstory’ too

Gender equality is crucial for social change

03/22/17 7:53pm


Ninety-seven years after the ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote, we’ve only had one woman win the presidential nomination from a major political party. Inequality persists, making it especially alarming that women’s history is largely missing from education and discussion.

March is National Women’s History Month, and like Black History Month, it is only one small piece of the larger picture of neglected history that needs to be covered. This month focuses both on the women who have made history and on everyday women… read more.

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