Women’s Representation: Protect Yourself, Protect the Vote

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

This week: New Zealand’s voting reforms help Jacinda Ardern and other women get elected; the status of women’s representation around the country, and around the globe; what makes quotas an effective tool in some countries and less effective in others?; ballot measures to watch; ranked choice voting gains traction; and suggested feminist reading.

Women’s Representation: Is Amy Coney Barrett a Mother? We Hadn’t Noticed.

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

This week: how the U.S. went from 48th to 87th in women’s representation; pro-democracy measures on the ballot this November; the best (and worst) states to be a woman; new rules regarding mandates for women’s representation on publicly-owned company boards; a Black, queer, Muslim candidate could make history in Oklahoma; feminist reading recommendations; and is Amy Coney Barrett a mother? We hadn’t noticed.

Q&A: Author Caitlin Donohue on Electing Women and the Power of Representation

Though female politicians have gained power and influence, they are still too often squeezed into constricting, one-dimensional, girl boss narratives. No more.

First-time author Caitlin Donohue’s “She Represents: 44 Women Who are Changing Politics… and the World,” recounts women who are influential in global politics yet have diversified beliefs, achievements and journeys.

Women’s Representation: How Harris Navigated the “Double Bind” for Women

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

This week: Two women have jointly won the Nobel prize in chemistry; Kamala Harris makes history; Finland’s “Girls Takeover”; the many benefits of ranked choice voting; Eleanor Roosevelt’s 136th birthday; women’s representation playlist on Spotify; and this week’s feminist reading list.