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Who Runs New Hampshire? Women.

Last week, New Hampshire inaugurated Maggie Hassan (D) as its governor, but she’s hardly the only woman representing that state. This month, New Hampshire became… 218 more words

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She Won’t Wait in Line: Reshma Saujani, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Reshma Saujani was born in the United States to Ugandan refugee parents fleeing Idi Amin’s violent dictatorship. Her parents’ experiences in Uganda triggered a personal concern in Saujani for the welfare of Americans; she wanted to ensure that citizens had a political voice as well as economic opportunities. 388 more words

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Notre Dame: Another Reason to Reauthorize VAWA

On January 7, the University of Notre Dame football team will compete to win a U.S. national title. And playing on the team, to the cheers of millions of people, will be two men who, in separate incidents, … 510 more words

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University of Arizona Makes History

“In Tucson, we like our glass ceilings broken.”
— Tucson, Arizona, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, as quoted in the Daily Wildcat

The University of Arizona made history last Friday.

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Women Help Lead Iowa

Since 1987, Iowa has required that all state boards and commissions be gender-balanced: There must be an equal number of women and men on each board. 498 more words

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