US: The roaring twenties: Women's courage and politics

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April 6, 2020

US: The roaring twenties: Women's courage and politics

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By Shelby Sterling,

Women’s History Month offered 31 days to acknowledge the courage and sacrifices of women in history, celebrate the accomplishments they’ve made, and seize the opportunities available as a result of their advocacy and dedication to the advancement of women.

Historically, the “Roaring Twenties” was a decade of women’s independence, and the new Roaring Twenties looks like it could be a decade of embracing the strength and courage that comes from women’s independence. From winning the right to vote in 1920 to fielding a record number of conservative women running for elected office in 2020, the courage of American conservative women to step up and speak out is evident.

We’ve been diligent in this fight for over a century, and we’ve come a long way. But just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, challenges remain, and one of them is the very low number of conservative women currently in positions of elected power.

Click here to read the full article published by The Hill on 31 March 2020.

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