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During Women’s History Month, use these Listenwise audio stories to help students learn about incredible women who have accomplished amazing things.  Expand your students’ knowledge of women’s achievements around the globe.

 

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Women’s Suffrage

Hear from people who remember the fight for women’s right to vote in 1919, and Tennessee’s pivotal ratification vote.

 

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Working Women

The Japanese government is taking steps to help more women join the workforce by subsidizing child care.

 

 

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Women Veterans of Vietnam

Hear about the creation of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial that honors the women who served as nurses during the Vietnam War.

 

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Honoring Harriet Tubman

Listen to the details of the life of Harriet Tubman who escaped slavery and then used the Underground Railroad to free slaves.

 

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A Pioneer for Women Voting

Although it wasn’t legal for women to vote until 1920, Susan B. Anthony led the campaign for women’s suffrage.

 

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America’s First Black Poet

Listen to the story of Phyllis Wheatley, the first published African-American woman.

 

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Supreme Court Women

Learn how the female judges of the Supreme Court juggled family obligations and the demands of the court.

 

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Malala Yousafzai Continues Fight for Girls’ Education

Listen to hear about how Malala has advocated for equal education for girls.

 

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Breaking Barriers: The Navy’s Highest Ranking Woman

Learn about the first African-American woman to be a four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy.

 

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End Negotiations, End the Pay Gap

Listen to hear how companies are addressing the gender gap in pay with new solutions.

 

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Equality for Women

The UN has released a report about the status of women in the world today.