If the voting public is frustrated with the ineffectiveness of Congress, electing women and giving them the political power they need to get things done is a two-pronged approach to changing the game.
Just as it would be inaccurate to claim gender as the sole factor in shaping the 2016 election, it would be similarly irresponsible to ignore its role in the presidential race and its interaction with other key dynamics of the campaign.
Ms. spoke to Jennifer Pierotti Lim, founder of Republican Women for Hillary, to discuss whether Republican women like her will return to their party following the 2016 election—and whether they even want to.
This race may well serve as a referendum on the re-entrenchment of presidential masculinity.
What gender dynamics were evident in last night’s presidential debate? Let the experts break it down for you.
What gender dynamics were evident in Sunday night’s presidential debate? These experts in gender, race and politics weighed in.
Claiming that any campaign dynamics are solely, or simply, about gender is just as short-sighted as saying that campaigns are gender neutral.
For 227 years, looking presidential has meant being a man. Perhaps that’s what stumping Trump.
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?
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.