women in government

Style & Beauty
From Angela Merkel to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, women in government face a gendered dress code. Here's how women around the world subvert it.
U.S. News
Calling out sexist behavior is still a challenge for women in politics.
Style & Beauty
The Democrat is among a new class of congresswomen taking the public's obsession with their looks and running with it.
World News
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
Opinion
Twenty-five years after the Academy's "Year of the woman" ceremony, the women of Hollywood mean business.
Latino Voices
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.
Impact
"The silencing of women in public debate must be stopped -- and we need men and women to stand side by side to fight it."
Women
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.
Post 50
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
After video of that training surfaced this week, women certainly did have a lot of questions. In particular, why on Earth
Politics
WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, a group dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, will announce Thursday that Boston
Politics
"While Mia understands the historical implications of this election, her focus has always been on restoring and reclaiming
Chicago
Women have been getting involved in Illinois politics for as long as women have been able to vote (and even before, as champions
Women
According to Ylan Mui at The Washington Post, Yellen has instructed staffers that her new title is "chair," not "chairwoman
The World Post
Women currently hold about 12 percent of corporate board seats, according to German media reports. Negotiators from the two
Women
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.
Impact
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.
Women
This election, a record number of women -- binders and binders full of them -- ran for office. Best of all... they won.