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WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT
Women Who Won Seats In Congress Avoided Women’s Issues In Their Campaign Ads
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Calling out sexist behavior is still a challenge for women in politics.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Political Statements With Fashion
The Democrat is among a new class of congresswomen taking the public's obsession with their looks and running with it.
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6 Pieces Of Good News For Brazilian Women In Politics
By Leda Antunes, Marcella Fernandez, HuffPost Brasil
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
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The 1993 Oscars Were All About Diversity, Too. Then Nothing Changed.
Twenty-five years after the Academy's "Year of the woman" ceremony, the women of Hollywood mean business.
Women's History Month: Advancing the Mission
Pedro A. Cortés
Pennsylvania Secretary of State
March is National Women's History Month, an annual celebration of the contributions women have made in years past and the society they are helping lead today.
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48 Male Politicians Push For More Women Leaders Worldwide
"The silencing of women in public debate must be stopped -- and we need men and women to stand side by side to fight it."
America Needs a Female President
In the current 114th Congress, there are 20 women who serve as senators and 84 women who serve as representatives. That's only 19.4 per cent of the total 535 seats in Congress. And of course, to top it all off, the U.S. has never had a female Head of State.
Want To Be A Change Agent, Boomer Women? Read On.
Cofounder of Age Wave, Nationally Recognized Author and Leadin...
Think about it: a mere century ago, the world was a very different place. Cars were scarce, television hadn't been invented yet, and an apple was just a tasty fruit. More importantly, women couldn't vote, own property, or even open a bank account in their own name.
Women Have A Brilliant Response To City's Sexist Training On How To Deal With Women
After video of that training surfaced this week, women certainly did have a lot of questions. In particular, why on Earth
EMILY's List To Present 'Rising Star' Award To Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley
WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, a group dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, will announce Thursday that Boston
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5 Women Of Color Are Poised To Make Congress A Little More Diverse On Tuesday
"While Mia understands the historical implications of this election, her focus has always been on restoring and reclaiming
California Women Are Widely Underrepresented In Local, State Government Offices
Women who made their mark on Illinois government
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Women have been getting involved in Illinois politics for as long as women have been able to vote (and even before, as champions
Janet Yellen Tells Staff To Call Her 'Chair' Instead Of 'Chairwoman'
According to Ylan Mui at The Washington Post, Yellen has instructed staffers that her new title is "chair," not "chairwoman
THE WORLD POST
Germany's Parties Agree To Introduce Women's Quotas For Boards
By Reuters, Reuters
Women currently hold about 12 percent of corporate board seats, according to German media reports. Negotiators from the two
The Rise of Executive Feminism
What do Slaughter and Sandberg know about an average woman's struggles? Not much. Between the two of them, they have more wealth and political power than most small towns. That's what we can learn from them.
The Power of Grassroots Democracy
Mary Ellen McNish
President and CEO, The Hunger Project
Holding local government to account is one of the most important tools people have to end their own hunger and poverty. But in most of the developing world, this is just a dream.
Girls Rule: What This Election Means for Women
Author, MAXED OUT: American Moms on the Brink
This election, a record number of women -- binders and binders full of them -- ran for office. Best of all... they won.
2-Year-Old Vittora Cerioli Joins Mom, Licia Ronzulli, For Another Parliament Vote (PHOTOS)
Parents wonder, and also judge. "They are debating important things and you should give these things your full attention
Women's Equality Day: Not Just About Voting Anymore
Vice President of Campus Leadership Programs, American Associa...
On this Women's Equality Day, we should celebrate the power of a woman's vote. But let's also celebrate a woman's voice and the fact that we can make ourselves heard every day -- not just every four years -- by supporting a sea change of leadership.
Where Are the Leaders for Women, Not Just Women Leaders?
Editorial Director, TEDWomen
As the decades of my own advocacy on behalf of women pile up, I'm ever more convinced that women lead differently if given the chance to express our genuine styles, passions, and priorities.
THE WORLD POST
Women Leadership: Voters Launch A Power Surge Of Women
Over the past decade, almost every region of the world has seen exponentially more political seats -- legislative and executive
Wyclef's Out, but Women Are In (VIDEO)
Actress. Activist. Author.
In Haiti, 53 women are running for Congress and Senate who could change the dynamic of the rebuilding of Haiti. It's not with the president but within the Parliament where the real power lies.
16% and Rising: Combating the "Angry Man" With a Slate of Women Candidates
New York State Senator
Twelve of the Democrats challenging Republicans for their State Senate seats in New York this year are women. That's the most female candidates we've ever had in a single election.
Women + Politics = Change
Marcia G. Yerman
Writer on women's issues, human rights, environment and culture
Internationally, America is ranked 84th in the number of women serving in the national legislature, lagging behind Afghanistan and Cuba.
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