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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Women in spotlight in New Jersey's state elections, USA
Women politicians are making history in New Jersey this year. Because of a quirk in the state’s politics, five women — two Republicans and three Democrats — are running for statewide office. In a state where no women are currently holding...
Monday, July 29, 2013
UMass Boston Appoints New Leader of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, USA
Ann Bookman, a nationally known researcher and social policy expert on women's issues, work-family balance and community engagement, has been named director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy (CWPPP)of the McCormack Graduate...
Monday, July 29, 2013
USA: Why are there so few women in the Michigan legislature?
Women are outnumbered in state legislatures around the country, particularly in Michigan, where female representation is at its lowest point in more than two decades. As MLive reported Sunday, women inside and outside the state legislature are ...
Monday, July 29, 2013
What's Keeping Women From Getting Presidential Buzz? Hillary Clinton.
Clinton is a bigger obstacle than sexism for Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Amy Klobuchar. Dean Genth knew he was making mischief when he invited Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota  to keynote the North Iowa Democrats' 10th annual Wing Ding...
Saturday, July 27, 2013
USA: Lindy Boggs, congresswoman and advocate for women, dies
Lindy Boggs was only 24 when she arrived in Washington as the top political adviser to her husband, newly elected to Congress. Thirty-two years later, the seat became hers after Hale Boggs was presumed dead in a plane crash, and she made her own...
Friday, July 26, 2013
Heiresses apparent: Daughters take their turn for the political dynasty, USA
American political dynasties historically have been built on power passed from fathers to sons, brothers to brothers, even husbands to wives: the Adamses, the Kennedys, the Bushes, the Clintons. Now, it is the daughters’ turn. We invite you to read...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
USA: The Female Decade
Michelle Nunn has electrified Georgia Democrats by announcing she will run for the U.S. Senate in 2014. Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) has electrified Texas Democrats with her standup leadership in the Texas Senate. Hillary Clinton inspires...
Monday, July 22, 2013
USA: Pelosi rolls out economic agenda for women
At a summer lunch with reporters in her Capitol conference room, Rep. Nancy Pelosi rolled out an ambitious economic agenda for women with next year’s congressional elections in mind. She launched a legislative agenda of family-friendly policies,...
Monday, July 22, 2013
US ambassador calls for increased women's participation in Nepal
US Ambassador Peter W. Bodde today called for increased participation of women in the upcoming elections and announced that his government would work with the government of Nepal and civil society to encourage women and underrepresented groups to...
Friday, July 12, 2013
Do Women Make Better Senators Than Men? USA
They make up one-fifth of the body. It doesn’t look anything like parity (or America), but they believe they can do what the men can’t — namely, get things done. We invite you to read the article published July 12 2013
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Poll: Is It Easier or Harder for Women to Advance in Politics Than It Is for Men? USA
Do you think it's harder or easier for women to advance in politics than it is for men? We invite you to read the poll published July 11 2013 by The National Journal
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Conservatives Have A 'Women' Problem, That Can Only Be Fixed With Gender Politics, USA
It’s difficult to find a politician, politico or pundit who denies Republicans have a “women” problem. At best, it seems Republicans fail to engage with women voters effectively, and at worst conservatives seem determined to alienate large swaths of...
Saturday, July 06, 2013
Minority women can flex their political muscle, but will they? USA
Conservatives refuse to give up their fight to pass legislation that affects women’s health, bodies, and civil rights, and after an election year when women of color turned out in force for Democrats, electing more of them to state offices....
Monday, June 24, 2013
Women starting in politics get tough warnings, USA
The guest instructor in a Philadelphia University classroom got right to the point: You can do what you're thinking of doing, and you can make a difference. Just be prepared for the brutality. "It is a dirty business, there is no doubt,"...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Opinion: Are female leaders too cheerful for their own good? USA
(CNN) -- Early in Dara's career, she was told by a coach that "honey attracts more bees than vinegar," so she took pains to rein in her natural candor and soften her opinions. But when she started her present job as vice president at a national...
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
How the 'System of Beauty' Hurts Female Politicians
Talking about their looks makes women running for office seem less competent, less effective, and less qualified -- even when it's just praise and compliments.   (We invite our users to read the complete article published April 8 2013)
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Dawn Clark Netsch: 'Straight shooter' was first Illinois woman to hold statewide office, USA
Dawn Clark Netsch was a political pathfinder for generations of Illinois women, the first to hold statewide office and the first nominated by a major party for governor. Mrs. Netsch, an unabashed liberal who decades ago championed social causes that...
Monday, April 19, 2010
Dorothy Height, Largely Unsung Giant of the Civil Rights Era, Dies at 98
Dorothy Height, a leader of the African-American and women’s rights movements who was considered both the grande dame of the civil rights era and its unsung heroine, died on Tuesday in Washington. She was 98. We invite you to read the full article...

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