March is Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month in some countries
and March, 8 is, as you know, International Women's Day,
a date worth celebrating, don't you think?
Here are some previous years' activities for this date:
Some more new stuff for 2014:
 Philippa Fawcett, the woman who bested men at math:
A Woman's World:
Pics illustrating the importance of educating girls and empowering women
10 women who are changing the world today
Have a look at Rookie - The Teen magazine by a teen girl
Anyone missing? Who would you add to this list?

Women in History:
When did women start voting? Where?
Find this and much more out:
Important Dates on Women's History
Women's History Timeline

Food for thought:
- How many women are mentioned in your text books?
Get familiar with some names
 in this Children's Encyclopedia of Women
- How many famous women have you heard of?
and I don't mean "celebrities" but rulers, writers, scientists, etc.
Famous women: 1, 2, 3, 4
List of Women writers: 1, 2
List of Women scientists: 1, 2, 3
Women inventors: 1, 2, 3
+ 19 things you might not know were invented by women
Women composers
Women who left their "stamps" on History
Test your knowledge of famous Women with these Quizzes
- Do you think it is as easy for women to become famous as for men?
Why (not)?

Women's quotes:
- Is language sexist?
Compare:

- Do you think women have achieved equality worldwide / in your country?
Here are some recent reports:
Violence against women in Europe
Workplace situation in Spain
Isn't it time to...?:

Let's try and smile despite all the hardships,
...at last a product that's going to change our lives forever:
The pen for women.
Listen to the great Ellen DeGeneres tell us about it:
 
Video with Spanish subtitles (and a bad translation - Sorry, Upsocl)

Happy March, 8!

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