Women’s Equality Day Holds Women in High Esteem

On August 26th, we get the opportunity to honor the strides that women have made in the United States courtesy of Women’s Equality Day. This special day today celebrates women’s achievements in equality in all areas of their lives in the United States. Initially, an acknowledgment and celebration of women’s suffrage in the United States, Women’s Equality Day has expanded to include other efforts and achievements made by women to acquire equality throughout history.

The History of Women’s Equality Day
In 1971, Congress designated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day. This particular day is celebrated to commemorate the passage of women’s suffrage in the United States. Although women have come a long way in terms of achieving equality in different spheres and aspects of society, the striving for equal rights for women still continues to this very day.

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