Fighting all forms of discrimination against women takes persistence. The 2018 honorees have all gotten the message to stop, either directly or indirectly, yet they have all continued to fight and succeeded in bringing positive change to the lives of diverse American women.
You can find more about the honorees and nominees here.
Additional Resources on women and politics:
Democracy: Stories of the Long Road to Freedom
America by the Numbers: The New Deciders (DVD)
Women on the Run: Gender, Media, and Political Campaigns in a Polarized Era
Florynce “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography
What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement
The President’s Wives: The Office of the First Lady
Makers: Women Who Make America (DVD)
Off the Sidelines: Raise your Voice, Change the World
When Does Gender Matter?
Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder
As part of our Global Issues in Context Database, there is a special section on Women and Children you can explore. This site provides audio, video, news, biographies and more. As part of our HeinOnline database, there is a section on Women and the Law that you can also explore.
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