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Students explore the significance of International Women's Day. In this women's history lesson, students read excerpt of Wangari Maathai's acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize and analyze the lyrics of "Shaking the Tree," by Peter Gabriel. Students respond to discussion questions about the pieces as well as ideas to improve the lives of women in the world.