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Here's why we need Women's History Month more than ever, and what it means to women around the world.

In US news and current events today, we need women's history month more than ever. March is dedicated to women's history month, but the national recognition has only been since 1982 — when Congress deemed March 7th as Women's History Week. Five years later, the National Women’s History Project petitioned for a full month to properly honor our trailblazers.

Watch this op-ed on Women's History Month means to women.

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