National Holidays that Celebrate Women
Women’s History Month – March
The entire month of March is recognized as Women’s History Month; a time to celebrate the tremendous contributions that women have made throughout history.
International Women’s Day – March 8
This global celebration takes place each year to celebrate women’s achievements in every part of our society (economic, political and social).
Equal Pay Day – Date varies each year
Equal Pay day is run by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) and is focused on creating awareness of the wage gap between men and women. The date represents wage gap for that year, so it fluctuates based on what they number is.
In 2018 Equal Pay Day will be on April 10.
Women’s Equality Day – August 26
This day celebrates the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. constitution, giving women the right to vote.