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.
Hear from people who remember the fight for women’s right to vote in 1919, and Tennessee’s pivotal ratification vote.
The Japanese government is taking steps to help more women join the workforce by subsidizing child care.
Hear about the creation of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial that honors the women who served as nurses during the Vietnam War.
Listen to the details of the life of Harriet Tubman who escaped slavery and then used the Underground Railroad to free slaves.
Although it wasn’t legal for women to vote until 1920, Susan B. Anthony led the campaign for women’s suffrage.
Listen to the story of Phyllis Wheatley, the first published African-American woman.
Learn how the female judges of the Supreme Court juggled family obligations and the demands of the court.
Malala Yousafzai Continues Fight for Girls’ Education
Listen to hear about how Malala has advocated for equal education for girls.
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.
End Negotiations, End the Pay Gap
Listen to hear how companies are addressing the gender gap in pay with new solutions.
The UN has released a report about the status of women in the world today.