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Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over - Stephanie Hepburn; Rita J. Simon
Call Number: HQ1236 .H46 2006
ISBN: 0739113569
Publication Date: 2006-04-13

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Rereading Women: thirty years of exploring our literary traditions - Sandra M. Gilbert
Call Number: PS152 .G55 2011
ISBN: 9780393067644
Publication Date: 2011-05-02

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College Women in the Nuclear Age - Babette Faehmel
Call Number: LC1756 .F34 2012
ISBN: 9780813551401
Publication Date: 2011-09-06


2012 Theme

2012 National Women’s History Month Theme:
Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment

 Each year National Women's History Month employs a unifying theme and recognizes national honorees whose work and lives testify to that theme-

The 2012 Honorees are: 

- Emma Hart Willard, (1787 - 1870) Women Higher Education Pioneer
- Charlotte Forten Grimke, (1837 - 1814) Freedman Bureau Educator
- Annie Sullivan, (1866 - 1936) Disability Education Architect
- Gracia Molina Enriquez de Pick, (1929 - ) Feminist Educational Reformer
- Okolo Rashid, (1949 - ) Community Development Activist and Historical Preservation Advocate
- Brenda Flyswithhawks,(1950 - ) American Indian Advocate and Educator

 © NWHP 2012:  National Women's History Project


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