Black History Month

Women's History Month is observed every March in the United States. Learn about the history of Women's History Month, read biographies of famous women, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about women, and more.

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Biographies of
Notable Women

History and Timelines

Learn about famous firsts by women, read the history of women's history month, and find information about milestones in women's history.

Women Leaders

Read biographies of famous and influential women in government, business, religion, sports, religion, the arts, and more.

Award Winners and Honorees

See which women have been inducted into the Women's Hall of Fame and have won Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes.

Fun Features for Kids

Find fun and educational information for kids, such as women who have appeared on postage stamps, women inventors, biographies of influential women, women in the workforce who paved the way for future generations, children who have followed in their mothers' footsteps, and more.

Quizzes and Crosswords

Test your knowledge about women's history and famous women by trying our quizzes and crosswords.

Population, Employment, Earnings, and Education Stats and Facts

See how much money women earn compared to men, how many women are in the workforce, and more

Motherhood and Family

Find statistics about at what age women marry and give birth

Health and Reproductive Issues

Learn about abortion rates, contraceptive use, violence against women, and other health issues that concern women

Crime Statistics

Find statistics about violence against women and crime committed by women


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Did you know?
The longest inaugural speech was William Henry Harrison’s. At 8,445 words, it is nearly twice the length of any other president's.

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Vote Now for the Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards
Voting is open now through May 3 for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards — the only national book awards program where the winning author, illustrator, and books of the year are selected by young readers. Encourage your child to vote for his favorites today!

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