What If Women Had Never Won the Vote?

It’s undeniable: The 19th amendment has had a huge impact on American politics—especially in the past four decades. But what if it had never passed?

The Women’s Vote is the Key to Gender Equality—and National Security

The bottom line? Peace, prosperity and security are not possible anywhere without women’s rights.

Losing Ground as We Make History: On Women’s Representation in Public Office

What we need from our leaders, organizations and the public at-large is sustained focus and support getting women to run for public office.

How Seven Words Deny Abortions to Women Raped in War

We don’t just stop at obstructing the right to abortion access within the U.S., we also deny it to thousands of women and girls all over the world.

Exploring How Women Shape Politics in the New Issue of Ms.

As the fall election nears, we’re taking a close look at the intersection of gender and politics with a feminist perspective.

Seeing Women Slay Matters

Women’s victories, in Rio and in U.S. politics, have elicited at least one shared reaction—that they will inspire future generations of women and girls to compete. But does—and will—it work?

Six Women Leading Nations Around the World

These six women would be peers of a President Hillary Clinton on the world stage.

These 10 Women Put Cracks in the Political Glass Ceiling, Too

These women led the charge for greater political roles for women across the country over the last few centuries—and paved the way for Hillary’s historic candidacy.

A Gendered Breakdown of the 2016 Democratic Convention Speakers

Of 236 speakers, 119 – or 50.4 percent – were women; 117 – or 49.6 percent – were men. In comparison, women were just 26.1 percent of the 111 speakers at the RNC.

When It Comes to Gender Equality, Women in Politics Do the Work

After 227 years and 44 male presidents, girls could grow up seeing that a woman could be president. But is that the only way electing a woman president would matter?