Tag: Women in Politics

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 women can come forward and…

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, left office this year. Sahle-Work…