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today at 04:54. Facebook
Millions of people took to the streets at Women's Marches around the world this weekend in an unprecedented show of solidarity and support for the belief that women's rights are human rights. At the 673 Women's Marches that were held in all 50 states and dozens of countries, girls and young women participated in vast numbers. This day gave these girls an unforgettable life lesson about the...
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Mighty Girls Rise Up At Women's Marches Worldwide: A Photo Collection

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yesterday at 19:20. Facebook
One of the most powerful parts of yesterday's massive worldwide gathering of women was seeing so many girls and young women join Women's Marches around the world. Millions of people participated in over 650 Women's Marches, with marches taking place in all 50 states and 60 countries. The turnout vastly exceeded expectations at nearly every march, with rallies breaking attendance records in...
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yesterday at 02:18. Facebook
Millions of people around the world took to the streets at 673 Women's Marches today in support of women's rights. Over 500,000 supporters marched in Washington, DC, pictured here, far exceeding the expected turnout of 200,000 and double the turnout at yesterday's inauguration ceremony. Many other cities worldwide saw crowds that astounded organizers, including early estimates reporting...
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01/21/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
In 1917, the influential American suffragist and women's rights activist Lucy Burns was arrested numerous times while campaigning for women's suffrage. Along with Alice Paul, Burns was a founder of the National Woman’s Party and one of the leaders of the "Silent Sentinels," a group of suffragists who picketed in front of the White House for two and a half years in pursuit of voting rights for...
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01/21/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
"Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul." -- Coretta Scott King

If you are marching in one of the hundreds of Women's Marches being held worldwide today, please share your stories and photos below. #WhyIMarch #WomensMarch

This stunning watercolor by artist Deborah J. Stein was created as a blessing for the Women's March on Washington. It's...
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01/21/2017 at 16:39. Facebook
With a rally taking place in Antarctica today, over 650 Women’s Marches are now being held on all seven continents! The group of 30 women and supportive men are “marching” on an expedition ship in Paradise Bay, off the coast of Antarctica with signs reading “Love from seven continents,” "Penguins for Peace," "Cormorants for Climate", and "Seals for Science".

If you are marching in one of the...
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01/21/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
"Taking my little Wonder Woman to the Women's March in Sydney today. I want her to grow up knowing she is capable of achieving even the biggest of dreams ❤ " -- posted to our wall by supporter Alyssa S.

Did you bring your Mighty Girl with you to one of the over 650 Women's Marches taking place around the world? Tell us your march stories and please share your pictures below.

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01/21/2017 at 13:20. Facebook
"Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk." -- Dolores Huerta

Are you walking into history at one of the Women's Marches today? Tell us where you're marching and please share your Women's March pictures and stories below or on our wall throughout the day.

In addition to, by all accounts, what will be a massive march in Washington, DC, there are over 670 Sister Marches...
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01/21/2017 at 03:32. Facebook
A shout out to New Zealand and Australia where a number of Women's Marches have already taken place! Over 600 Sister Marches are being organized around the world in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. As Tracey Spicer, the MC of the Sydney March, explained, "We're witnessing a time of fear and loathing, with the voices of women and minorities too often silenced. This action says...
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01/20/2017 at 21:12. Facebook
Over 200,000 women are marching in Washington, DC tomorrow in support of women's rights, along with millions more participating in the over 600 sister marches taking place in 60 countries around the world! If you're attending one of the many Women's Marches taking place this Saturday, shout out below which city you'll be marching in. If you're currently on your way to DC or another march...
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01/20/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
For parents and educators concerned about fostering children's appreciation of diversity and acceptance of others, it can sometimes feel like an uphill battle in such divisive times. From the subtle to the overt, discrimination based on sex, race, sexual orientation, religion, country of origin, appearance, and ability does exist, and tackling it can be a difficult conversation to have with...
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People First: 50 Mighty Girl Books Celebrating Diversity and Acceptance

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01/20/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
"We live through times when hate and fear seem stronger
We rise and fall and light from dying embers,
Remembrances that hope and love last longer.
And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love,
cannot be killed or swept aside."
- Lin-Manuel Miranda

Fostering greater understanding of people who are different from ourselves is more important than ever. For books for children...
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01/20/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
"The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them." -- Ida B. Wells

Trailblazing journalist, civil rights pioneer, and women's rights activist Ida B. Wells was a fierce crusader for justice and the rights of women and African Americans. Born into slavery in Mississippi in 1862, Wells was freed at one year of age by President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Politically...
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01/20/2017 at 04:24. Facebook
In gratitude for his tremendous work on behalf of girls and women over the past eight years, we're sharing President Barack Obama's powerful words from a White House-sponsored women's rights conference last summer. At the United State of Women Summit, President Obama declared, "We need to keep changing the attitude that raises our girls to be demure, and our boys to be assertive; that...
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01/20/2017 at 02:12. Facebook
A Mighty Girl Pick of the Day: "Fearless Girls, Wise Women & Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World" edited by Kathleen Ragan. To create this impressive compilation of heroine-centered folktales, Ragan reviewed 30,000 fairy tales and folktales from around the world and selected 100 of the most captivating to include in this stunning collection. Gathered from regions as...
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01/19/2017 at 23:54. Facebook
For the first time in history, Lady Liberty will be depicted as a woman of color on U.S. currency! The U.S. Treasury Department announced a new commemorative gold coin with a $100 face value, which depicts a black Lady Liberty wearing a crown of stars, as part of a special series celebrating the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint. Best of all, the Treasury promises additional representation to...
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01/19/2017 at 19:37. Facebook
With women rallying around the world this weekend, there's no better time to teach kids about the decades-long struggle for women's right to vote! For children today, it's hard to imagine a time when women couldn't vote; realizing that women have had that right for less than 100 years is astounding. It's equally shocking when they learn that women had to fight for over 70 years for the 19th...
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How Women Won The Vote: Teaching Kids About The U.S. Suffrage Movement

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01/19/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
Sophie Scholl, one of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroes, formed a non-violent, anti-Nazi resistance group called the White Rose along with her brother, Hans, and several friends as a university student in Munich. The group ran a leaflet and graffiti campaign calling on their fellow Germans to resist Hitler's regime.

Born in 1921, Scholl became involved in resistance organizing after...
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01/19/2017 at 04:37. Facebook
Over 200,000 women are expected to rally in Washington, DC this Saturday in support of women's rights, along with millions more participating in the over 600 sister marches taking place in 60 countries around the world! The Women's March on Washington, a grassroots effort which has impressively been organized in only two months, is supporting a broad platform that calls for "the protection of...
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01/19/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
It's no wonder that so many kids — and adults — love the Harry Potter series: an epic struggle between good and evil, a world full of magic, fantasy, and adventure, and a powerful coming of age story make a captivating combination! However, while Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Ginny Weasley, and other strong female characters populate the Harry Potter universe, many girls would love to read...
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25 Fantasy Adventure Series Starring Mighty Girls

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