07 Nov
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Kamala Harris: “Electing More Women To Office Is Vital In the United States”

“Electing women is about equity and representation for everyone.” Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono’s comment, in regard to Christine Blasey Ford’s credible accusation of sexual assault by recently appointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, served as a powerful example of courage and frustration by an elected official. She continued, “We have to create an environment where […]

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06 Nov
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Ethiopia ‘Sets The Standard’ With Election Of First Female President.

Ethiopian lawmakers unanimously elected the country’s first female president on Thursday, days after approving one of the world’s few “gender-balanced” Cabinets as the country’s dramatic reforms continue. As seasoned diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde assumed the largely ceremonial post, many celebrated Africa’s only current female head of state. The continent’s first female president, Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, […]

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04 Nov
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GC4W Twitter Chat on Women in Politics: How We Rise & Win.

A GC4W Twitter Chat on Women in Politics: How We Rise and Win. On Monday, November, 5th, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST, the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) invites leading professional women to speak with authority on the topic of Women in Politics. “When women run for office they win at the same rates […]

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18 Jul
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2018 May Have The Largest Gender Gap on Record in Polling Voters.

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that among women, Democrats are leading on the generic congressional ballot by a 58% to 33%, a 25-point margin. Republicans, though, lead among men 50% to 42%, an 8-point margin. That large gap between how women and men say they will vote in the midterm election is consistent with an average […]

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11 Apr
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Records are Set as Number of Women in Politics Increases

A record number of women are running for positions in the U.S. House of Representatives this year, according to estimates from the Associated Press Thursday. An increasing number of women in politics can not only been seen in the federal government, but in local governments too.  Most of these women are Democrats inspired to run after President […]

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