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Fewer women running for governor, Congress in 2014

This is not the Year of the Woman in politics, but it’s not bad.

There are slightly fewer women running for governor and Congress in 2014, according to a… 318 more words


Quit blaming women for low representation

I spend a lot of time across the globe encouraging women to run for public office. When they make this brave choice, I also help them run winning campaigns. 1,060 more words

Town Hall

Silence of the Lambie in the Echo Chamber of Penetration

As if we hadn’t heard enough about the preferences of the Tasmanian PUPs at their last/first electoral contest, without now being privy to their sexual preferences as well. 797 more words


Women's Political Empowerment in Cote d'Ivoire: Mariam Dao Gabala on Advocacy and the US-Africa Summit

During the US-Africa Leaders Summit early last month, hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, the National Democratic Institute invited Mariam Dao Gabala, distinguished advocate of women’s political participation and financial inclusion, from Cote d’Ivoire to lead a… 383 more words

Local Government

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi was no stranger to politics as a child, with a father who negotiated Burma’s independence from the British Empire and a mother who was an ambassador to India and Nepal. 273 more words

Nobel Peace Prize

Female politicians in Utah discuss state of women in politics

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah ranks the lowest in the nation for women in politics. Wednesday night, some of the state’s most powerful and influential females took on tough questions. 455 more words


Where do Donegal Councillors Stand on issues of Equality and Social Inclusion?

Where do the 37 Donegal County Councillors stand on issues relating to Childcare, Cuts to Carers, Domestic Abuse + Violence Against Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), Travellers, Women’s Political Representation and Equality within our society? 314 more words