Women Rise Up

By INDYKIDS STAFF A girl calls for an end to violence against women at the San Francisco One Billion Rising demonstration on February 14, 2013. PHOTO: Drew Altizer Dancers join the One Billion Rising demonstrations in São Paulo, Brazil. PHOTO: Patricia Chammas One...

Women's and Girls' HERstory

Girls in India. PHOTO: Flickr/Gustaffo89 A group of girls at the women’s center of a refugee camp in Palestine. PHOTO: Flickr/Omar Chatriwala About 50% of the world’s population are girls and women. Women have played an important role throughout history. Women have...

Women Who Have Made A Difference

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Try to match these women in history with the things they accomplished! 1. I was a poet and, in 1950, was the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize. 2. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, I was an American labor...

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. Women initiated the day in the early 1900s as a way to honor women who were mistreated and undervalued in society. On March 8, 1908, around 15,000 women protested in New York City to demand shorter working...

Break the Code!

Using The Decoder, match the symbols with the letters to discover the secret message, which is an ancient Chinese proverb about women, in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. (scroll down for the answer) Answer: “Women hold up half the sky” See...