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Case Study: Can TV Ads Help Women Get Elected?

The short answer to that question is no, not by themselves. What about poll tested messages relayed through a creative advertising campaign in conjunction with a grassroots strategy to promote women as leaders? 2,367 more words

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Feminism Does Not Work Here

I hear this far too often when working on strategies to increase women´s political participation, especially in counties where such efforts are most desperately needed. The idea stems from this argument: feminism is an “export” or a Western phenomenon that does not translate because of the “cultural constructs of gender in our country.” News bulletin, feminism isn´t a widely popular construct anywhere, even in the United States and Western Europe. 1,354 more words

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Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling? Leslie Evans appointed Scotland’s top civil servant

Another first for gender equality this week: with news that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had appointed Leslie Evans as Scotland’s top civil servant – the first time a woman has held this position.  453 more words

State Senator Diane Savino Visits CSI

A Stong Female Voice for Staten Island

By Clifford Michel

An energetic New York State Senator took the stage at the College of Staten Island’s Lecture Hall on April 24 and discussed women’s issues in the world of politics and labor. 392 more words


General Election 2015: women MPs and candidates

Party and gender breakdown of new parliamentarians  after 2015 General election from the House of Commons library

General Election 2015: women MPs and candidates.

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Women! You betta get your life.com - 9 Keys to Grow Your Nest Egg

So this post is about a very important aspect of every strong, independent woman’s life…her money.
Don’t mess with her money. I mean that sincerely. 998 more words


“Off the Sidelines” by Kirsten Gillibrand

“I want women and girls to believe in themselves just as much as men and boys do. I want them to trust their own powers and values,” (page xiv), lawyer Kristen Gillibrand writes in her book, “Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World” (2014). 495 more words

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