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Women's Equality Day: Home

Women's Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated on August 26 in recognition of the passing of 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920 granting women in the U.S. the right to vote. In addition to commemorating this milestone, the day also celebrates broader efforts of the women’s movement and other civil rights movements toward gender equality and liberation in the U.S. and around the world.

U.S. Suffrage and Women's Movement History

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Suffrage Movement Beyond the U.S.

Gender Equity in Education, Technology, and the Workplace


This LibGuide was co-created by Amy Harth, PhD, Assistant National Dean of Accreditation and Academic Quality, and by Joe Louderback, MLS, Reference and Instruction Librarian, as part of an ongoing series to reflect DeVry University’s commitment to, and celebration of, diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.

Feminism and the Quest for Equality

Gender Equity Beyond the Binary