Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation; Rest in Power, Lani Guinier; NY Gov Kathy Hochul Is Shaking Things Up for Women; Black Women Are Just 6% of U.S. House

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s term limit legislation could provide more women the chance to run and win; Minneapolis’s Andrea Jenkins is the first openly trans city council president in the U.S., and Seattle’s Debora Juarez marks same milestone for Indigenous people; Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick’s election brings the percentage of Black women in the U.S. House to 6 percent; Xiomara Castro, the incoming woman president of Honduras; the legacy of voting rights champion Lani Guinier, who died on Jan. 7; and more.

Women Are Taking Over City Councils—From New York to New Mexico

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: Women hold 31 of the 51 seats on the New York City Council; the all-women city council in Las Cruces, N.M.; meet 21 women involved with voting rights; Women make up nearly half of the Cabinet in the Netherlands; the dearth of women in one teen’s AP history textbook; 111 must-see places in women’s History in D.C.; and more.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Remembering bell hooks; Keechant Sewell Is First Woman to Lead NYPD

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: beloved feminist author bell hooks died this week; Claudette Colvin explains her motivation for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a bus; Keechant Sewell become the first woman to lead the N.Y.P.D.; the Center for American Women and Politics celebrates 50 years of unparalleled research on women’s representation; the merits of returning to multi-seat districts and adopting ranked-choice voting; German Chancellor Olaf Scholz named a gender-balanced Cabinet; women’s representation in Arab countries; and more.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Sweden and Honduras Both Get Their First Female Heads of State

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: women’s social citizenship must be embraced; Sweden’s first woman prime minister is back in office; Honduras just elected a woman president for the first time; how gender proportionality principle can achieve gender balance in the corporate sector; the status of women in the media in 2021; the growing reach of gender lens investing; and more.

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation: The Case for Canceling Party Primaries; Remembering Jeannette Rankin, the First Woman Elected to Congress

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: Remembering Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to U.S. Congress; how can the Republican Party recruit more women candidates?; election highlights for women, including the women elected to the NYC Council; the case for canceling party primaries; and more.

Women of Color Won Big in This Week’s Elections: Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: Women now make up 61 percent of NYC’s city council, thanks to ranked-choice voting; Winsome Sears is the first Black woman to be elected lieutenant governor of Virginia; Boston elected the first woman and the first woman of color as mayor; Apalachicola, Florida now has an all-women city commission; Elaine O’Neal, elected mayor of Durham, N.C., is the first woman of color to hold the office; the persistent leadership of Senator Elizabeth Warren; and more.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Women Must Play a Key Role in Climate Solutions

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: women must play a key role in forging solutions to the climate crisis; Angela Merkel is the only woman head of state to represent a G20 country; Black women mayors lead just eight of the 100 cities with the largest populations; key races to watch in New Jersey and Virginia; feminist must-reads; and more.

A 50-Year Fight to Add Women’s Equality to the Constitution: Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation

Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: how new grants will help advance women’s representation in state legislatures; the 50-year fight for the ERA; the 2022 race for governor of New York state is heating up; outcomes for women in the recent elections in Canada; Egypt’s impressive number of women judges; the legacy of Angela Merkel’s leadership; and more.