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 bottom line? Peace, prosperity and security are not possible anywhere without women’s rights.
What we need from our leaders, organizations and the public at-large is sustained focus and support getting women to run for public office.
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.
As the fall election nears, we’re taking a close look at the intersection of gender and politics with a feminist perspective.
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?
These six women would be peers of a President Hillary Clinton on the world stage.
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.
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.
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?