Frequently Asked Questions


NWHP1. What is the National Women’s History Project?
The National Women’s History Project, founded in 1980, is a non-profit educational organization committed to recognizing and celebrating the diverse and significant historical accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs. To learn more about National Women’s History Project , click here.

2. How do I order using a Purchase Order?
Purchase orders need to have an authorizing signature and
can be faxed to 707-636-2909 or mail to:
NWHP PO Box 469,
Santa Rosa, CA  95402

3. How long will it take to receive my order?
We ship within 3 business days, unless rush shipment is request. We ship using the US Post Office or Fed EX which can take an additional 5 business days for regular delivery.

4. What is the history of the National Women's History Month?
For this information, click on the link "History of NWHM" in the Women’s History Month section of our website

5. How can I contact the National Women’s History Project?
Please write, email or call:

730 Second Street #469
PO Box 469
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
707-636-2888 (phone)
707-636-2909 (fax)


6. How do I request a free Gazette?
The National Women’s History Project produces a free gazette that features information about the theme, honorees, women’s history organizations, and an insert featuring multi-cultural women’s history resources. Click here to download a free 2013 Women’s History Gazette PDF. Click here to order a free copy in our webstore. Click here to order 25 copies for $10 in our webstore. Or call (707) 636-2888, or email us at

7. When and how did Women’s History Month begin?
For this information, click on the History of NWHM link in the Women’s History Month section of our website.

8. What is the theme for National Women’s History Month for March 2014?

This year’s theme, Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment, honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women. Against social convention and often legal restraints, women have created a legacy that expands the frontiers of possibility for generations to come. They have demonstrated their character, courage and commitment as mothers, educators, institution builders, business, labor, political and community leaders, relief workers, women religious, and CEOs. Their lives and their work inspire girls and women to achieve their full potential and encourage boys and men to respect the diversity and depth of women’s experience.

These role models along with countless others demonstrate the importance of writing women back into history. For a list and brief biographies of the 2014 Honorees, click here.

9. What is women’s history?
Multicultural women’s history takes a bold new look at all that has gone before and tells the story of our shared past from a very different perspective. It does not rewrite history. Instead, women’s history presents an expanding version of history that recognizes and honors the accomplishments of women.

10. Where can I find information on the Women’s Rights Movement?
Visit Resource Center on our website, and click on the Women's Rights Movement

11. What is International Women’s Day?

12. What is Women’s Equality Day?

13. Can I use any of the content on this website?
The information on this website is © NWHP 2011, but users are invited to use any and all of our web content, as long as credit is cited to the National Women's History Project.

14. What can I post to the NWHP Blog?
Any event for National Women’s History Month, and any event related to Women’s history or current event that recognizes women's historic achievements. Click here to visit the blog .