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Television schedule, chronicling the adventures of a young Latina whose quests to discover the world while helping others becomes a hit with both male and female preschoolers. In addition to serving as a role model for Hispanic girls, the series also teaches basic Spanish to young viewers. Considered one of the greatest freestyle swimmers of all time, American Olympian Shirley Babashoff, the winner of eight gold medals in team events, is inducted into the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Hobbs, the Supreme Court holds that Americans are allowed to use the federal courts to bring suit for violations of the federal Family Leave Medical Act of 1993, which provides for unpaid parental leave when families are having or adopting a child or when employees or family members are experiencing serious illnesses. Egypt enacts a restrictive law that makes it more difficult for all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including those that support women’s rights, to obtain official recognition.

After leading an all-female team across the South Pole in 1996, she became the first woman in history to have crossed both the North and South Poles. In Ferguson v. S. Supreme Court decides that a South Carolina hospital’s actions in forcing pregnant women to undergo substance testing and reporting the results to the police violate constitutional protections against warrantless searches. Halle Berry becomes the first African American woman in history to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Monster’s Ball, a dark drama about the romance between an African American woman and a racist prison guard.

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