Thursday, August 26th is Women’s Equality Day. A day that recognizes the incredible work and efforts that women in the past (and present) have accomplished for Women’s Rights, freedom and equality in the United States of America. Women’s Equality Day commemorates the signing of the 19th Amendment, a law granting women the right to vote. The signing of the 19th Amendment took place on August 26th, 1920, and each year since women have used this day to raise awareness on the struggles and injustices that women face in our current day society.
How you can celebrate Women’s Equality Day:1. Update your bookshelf or watch informative videos If you want to learn more about Women’s Rights, there are many videos and books available so you can learn on your own time and at your own pace. Some popular books regarding Women’s Rights are:
- Women, Race & Class by Angela Davis
- Feminism is for Everybody by Bell Hooks
- Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado-Perez
- We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Last modified: August 29, 2021