Women’s Representation Roundup: More Women Are Running for Office Than Ever Before

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

This week: More women have filed to run for office than ever before; the gender balance rules used by the Republican and Democratic parties; what can business leaders do to promote gender equality?; the impact of gender quota rules in Nepal, Colombia and Rwanda; women have become the fastest-growing incarcerated population; a bot helps register new voters; and more.

Representation Roundup: Women Spend $3,756 a Year on Beauty. It’s Time to Normalize Looking Natural.

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

This week: International Olympic Committee discuss strategies to increase women’s representation; the impact of gender quotas; an increase in women donors in 2020; are certain districts more favorable to Black candidates?; norms around women’s self-care; a volume on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference on Women’s Rights; and feminist reading suggestions.

Women’s Representation: 100 Years Later, Voting Rights Still Met With Resistance

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

This week: Massachusetts’s congressional primary proves the need for ranked choice voting; The Senate could have fewer GOP women after November; opposition to women’s suffrage at the RNC; a suffrage statue unveiled in Central Park; how to ensure women—like Buffy Wicks!—can serve effectively once elected; Hillary Clinton reflects on her role at the Fourth World Conference on Women; and feminist reading suggestions.

Women’s Representation: “The Rise of Women Does Not Mean the Fall of Men”

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

This week: celebrating Women’s Equality Day; trail-blazing women like Anita Hill and Megan Rapinoe look ahead 100 years; a lookback at the the Women’s Strike for Equality on August 26, 1970; What will it take for a woman to become president of the United States?; women’s voting rights around the world; the need for gender balanced cabinets; the exclusion of women from history (Sally Roesch Wagner notes, “History is not what happened. History is who tells the story.”); and more.

Women’s Representation Roundup: The Convergence of Kamala and the Suffrage Centennial

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

This week: the president’s “strange” pardon of Susan B. Anthony; the convergence of Kamala and suffrage; next steps for Black women in the political realm; how to eliminate gerrymandering and elect more women; why women vote more than men; a gender audit of judicial positions in Kenya; women in the democracy reform movement; rest in power: Chris Jahnke; and suggested reading from the team.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: The Global Impact of Harris’s Selection

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

This week: Harris makes history, but it’s only a first step to gender parity and racial justice; the history of Black women in politics in the United States; the global impact of Harris’s selection; gender balance rules in American politics; “The 19th at 100: Progress and the Path Forward”; Justice Sotomayor shows young Latinas the political path forward; woman lead peaceful protests in Belarus; Fawzia Koofi is one of only two women leading peace negotiations with the Taliban; four women in Israel who have made headway in politics; revisiting Pawnee and Leslie Knope during the Trump era; and suggested feminist reading.

Weekend Reading: Biden’s VP Must Prepare for “Tidal Wave” of Scrutiny

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

This week: a record number of women authors selected as finalists for coveted prize; Emmy nominations; Native women run and win; the House delegation will likely be majority women; women shouldn’t lean in—men should lean out!; the catch-22 of female ambition; the tidal wave of scrutiny Joe Biden’s pick for VP will likely face; the suffrage centennial; discussions and fireside chats with women’s representation advocates; and some must-reads.

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Not One Country Has Gender Equality

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

This week: an Australian campaign to advance women’s representation in local government; ranked choice voting is key to increasing the number of women in elected office; barriers still stopping women from reaching their full potentials; the leadership of Black women in the suffrage movement; a record number of Black women running for Congress; campaign Barbies expose girls to public leadership roles; Crewomen’s Seneca Falls Revisited; Happy birthday to Ellie Smeal; voting like our lives depend on it; and suggested feminist reading.

Weekend Reading: It’s Time for a New Social Contract

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

This week: The U.N. secretary-general’s calls for a new social contract and equal opportunities for all; feminist foreign policy; Wyoming women are underrepresented; RepresentWomen’s latest report on ranked choice voting; the anniversary of the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention; the anniversary of the National Association of Colored Women; and suggested #FeministReading.

Weekend Reading: Post-COVID, What Kind of World Do We Want for Women?

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

This week: feminist milestones; Seneca Falls Revisited (the first woman’s rights convention in the country!); gender and equity must be at the center of the response to the COVID crisis; polling shows widespread support for women’s equality; and how PACs and donors can make a difference in electing women.