Women's History Month began as Women's History Week in 1981. It became Women's History's Month in 1987. The President has been issues proclamations that highlight the role of women in United States history.
Here is a link to last year's address.
Click here to visit the Women's History Month website with information and collections from The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.