We salute our living past presidents, notably President Jimmy Carter for his attention to women.  In 1978 he celebrated the first official Women’s Week to coincide with International Women’s Day.  Others took up the cause and on February 28, 1980, Carter issued a Presidential Proclamation asking the nation to celebrate women’s history n March 2-8.  His remarks cover all uncelebrated groups.  Read more>>>

Understanding the true history of our country will help us to comprehend the need for full equality under the law for all our people. This goal can be achieved by ratifying the 27th amendment to the United States Constitution: ‘Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex.’

Origins of Women’s History Month

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