Post Tagged with: "women in politics"

‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

If you aren’t familiar with Laura Bates, it’s about time. She is a British activist who started the Everyday Sexism project in 2012, an online platform where women share their […]

December 20, 2016 ×
Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

We’ve posted quite a few articles on the women who are pushing through long-held gender barriers in Afghanistan, and it should be noted that one of the biggest proponents of […]

August 24, 2016 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Alicia Keys’ Film About Refugees, & The Case For More Women In Politics

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Alicia Keys’ Film About Refugees, & The Case For More Women In Politics

We love our Feminist Friday series! It’s the perfect way for us to end the week and check out some cool and interesting videos that are being shared online. This […]

August 12, 2016 ×
Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

August 1, 2016 ×
New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

Welcome to the new world order: where straight, white, baby boomer men are slowly becoming less and less of the overwhelming majority when it comes to positions of political power […]

June 24, 2016 ×
Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

She is the head of Europe’s most powerful economy and the world’s fourth biggest economy, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel certainly knows it. She became the first ever female Chancellor […]

December 21, 2015 ×
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Family Leave, Sexual Assault & Women In Politics

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Family Leave, Sexual Assault & Women In Politics

Many of us are familiar with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. She is well-known among millennial women as the legislator who has been fighting against campus sexual assault, as well […]

November 18, 2015 ×
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Party Wins Historic Victory In Myanmar Election

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Party Wins Historic Victory In Myanmar Election

If you have been keeping track of political news over the past week, aside from the usual daily spurts of US presidential campaign news, you may have heard the historic […]

November 16, 2015 ×
There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

Well the midterm elections are over, and for some, seeing the Republicans take control of the Senate with majority seats may have been a disappointment, but a change might be […]

November 6, 2014 ×
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Advice On Failure, Power & Making A Difference

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Advice On Failure, Power & Making A Difference

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) has been in the news lately, and it’s not just because she has a new book out ‘Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change […]

October 15, 2014 ×