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Women parade through the streets of New York City, ca. 1910. Photo: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8, and during October in Canada, corresponding with the celebration of Persons Day on October 18.[wikipedia]

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