Spotlight: Women’s History Month
By Dele Odumosu
Aggie Press Guest Contributor
Women’s History Month occurs every year in March to highlight the impactful women who have made a difference in society.
March 8, marks International Women’s Day, and is celebrated all over the world, and this month-long observation is primarily recognized in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. The first International Women’s Day took place in 1911 and later led to ‘Women’s History Week’ near the month of March, and by 1987, the week developed into a full-fledged, celebrated month.
With each passing year, more awareness and appreciation for Women’s History Month is raised, and numerous women are awarded, uplifted, and saluted for their efforts and contributions.
Although the month-long celebration has existed for 30 plus years, there remains a lack of awareness about this women-focused month among young people.
Many college students were unaware that March is Women’s History Month. Read more