Congress and nonprofit working to put women’s suffrage monument on National Mall
As Congress considers a bill to place a women’s suffrage monument on the National Mall, a nonprofit is working to raise the estimated $50 million needed to build it. The Women’s Suffrage National Monument Foundation, the nonprofit backing the effort, launched a donation campaign Tuesday in an effort to raise funds for a memorial honoring […]
There’s work to be done on gender equality, study finds | The Numbers Racket
Conducted by Pew Research, the study surveyed 3,143 Americans between March and April. The data acquired was then weighted to match the U.S. adult population by gender, age, education, race and ethnicity and other categories.
Pennsylvania marks 100th anniversary of vote in favor of women’s suffrage
On June 4, 1919, the U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment to give women the right to vote. But that wasn’t the end of the story. To amend the U.S. Constitution, Congress sent the question to the states, where three-fourths of the 48 legislatures were required to ratify the change. On June 24, Pennsylvania became […]