How stereotypes sap power from female presidents

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How stereotypes sap power from female presidents

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Female presidents have less power to shape policy and face higher standards in key policy areas than male presidents, according to a new study.

“On average, female leaders come into office with less support than male leaders and their support erodes more quickly,” says lead author Ryan E. Carlin, an associate professor of political science at Georgia State University. “Furthermore, the public strongly withdraws support from female leaders in the wake of policy failures in physical security and public corruption.

Click here to read the full article published by Futury on 7 May 2019.

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