women in government

Women candidates face unique barriers when it comes to asking for money.
From Angela Merkel to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, women in government face a gendered dress code. Here's how women around the world subvert it.
Calling out sexist behavior is still a challenge for women in politics.
The Democrat is among a new class of congresswomen taking the public's obsession with their looks and running with it.
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
Twenty-five years after the Academy's "Year of the woman" ceremony, the women of Hollywood mean business.
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.
"The silencing of women in public debate must be stopped -- and we need men and women to stand side by side to fight it."
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.
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.