women of the Decade: Juliet Low

28 women and men with the aim to "to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society.". Along with Juliette, these first Girl Scouts blazed trails and redefined what was possible for themselves and for girls everywhere. (Bettman/Corbis) 1942: Women serve in the armed forces during World War. Post a comment, email us at, or reach us via Twitter using #NYToday.

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(Corbis) 1966: National Organization for Women (NOW) is founded by Betty Goldstein Friedan. Juliette Gordon Low, as she was the subject of a Times obituary albeit a short one at the time of her death. Business was so profitable that it only took four decades for Astor to become America's first multimillionaire. (Bettman Corbis) 1973: American tennis champion Billie Jean King defeats champion player Bobby Riggs in a "Battle of the Sexes" match. But most importantly, just like Girl Scouts across the country and around the globe today, they offered a helping hand to those in need and worked together to improve their corner of the world. The Violence Against Women Act is a landmark piece of legislation that sought to improve criminal justice and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States. It was passed with an unprecedented.6 billion dollar budget. (Bettman/Corbis) 1994 Congress passes the Violence Against Women Act. In 1903, they were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work. Today the organization has around.7 million members.

women of the Decade: Juliet Low

Be Pre pared: Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low and a group of Girl Scouts. I recently had a chance to talk to Cordery about Juliette Gordon L ow, her new biography. On a professional level, my interest stems from being a woman historian. Remember that her last decade was about the world.

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