One of the group’s members, Molly Murphy MacGregor, participated in The Women’s History Institute at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, where others have been impressed to begin their very own week celebrations, in accordance with the group’s website. By 1986, 14 states had already declared March as Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month began as a local week-long celebration in Santa Rosa, California in 1978, according to the web National Women’s History Museum. The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women deliberate the week and timed it with International Women’s Day. The date of March 8 became vital in 1917, when ladies within the Russian capital of Petrograd protested and went on strike, demanding meals and the tip of the empire.

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