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Crashing the boys' club: Women candidates find winning elections is only half the battle

For Tara Gaston, it was being repeatedly told “that’s not the way things have been done” on the Saratoga County, N.Y., board of supervisors, to which she had just been elected. For Haya Ayala, it was ... read more

Challenges And The Way Forward For Women in Politics

As India gears up for the world’s largest election process ... When suddenly pitted against scores of male candidates, women are often at a disadvantage, lacking tutelage that members of an unofficial ... read more

Why Does the US Still Have So Few Women in Office?

Only five governors are women ... election, groupings of like-minded voters, i.e. liberals, conservatives, progressives) win seats in proportion to their vote share. If like-minded voters have 20 ... read more

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Farage on course to thrash Tories as Euro Election polls close

The highest placed women candidates are Andrea Leadsom ... is that 48 per cent of voters believe a new General Election would produce another hung Parliament. One in five say Labour would win and only ... read more


Women, gender and love: India Tomorrow part 4 podcast transcript

Annabel Bligh: Young women also find ways of resisting or working around the restrictions that are put on them. Sneha told us about the phenomenon of daytime clubbing that she found going on. Sneha ... read more

Brittany Boehm: Breaking barriers as Missouri director of football operations

Breaking the Boys Club ... year and a half as an administrative assistant and then a soccer coach back at San Jose State. Although she played college and semi-pro soccer after graduating, Boehm says ... read more

The US Capitol Is Full of White Supremacists

The first attempt to break up the boys club lasted just a few days ... contemporaries suggested only half in jest, they had just emerged from a bath. The women were quickly relocated to a locked ... read more

Denzel Washington on his work with the Boys and Girls Club and the power of role models

But Washington has had a longer career with the Boys and Girls Club -- the actor ... continue to strive and work hard and try to find those positive role models like we do, like I had, and Malachi has ... read more

Angie Bell confident Morrison government will win election

The two-party preferred vote remains unchanged at 51-49 in Labor’s favour to win the May 18 election. Ms Bell, 51, enters the Moncrieff race with a 14.6 per cent margin. Moncrieff LNP candidate ... I ... read more

The progressive case against Obama

This chart reflects the progressive case against Obama. The above is a chart of corporate ... later called the Obama White House a "hostile work environment" for women, in large part because of the ... read more

Barbra Streisand on How She Battled Hollywood’s Boys’ Club

In her long-in-the-works memoir, Streisand devotes a chapter to “The Boys’ Club.” When will her book ... Oscar for “The Hurt Locker,” the only time in the Academy’s 90-year history that a woman has ... read more

The next generation of women running in the local elections

Here in Ireland, women of ... Not only is the 19-year-old studying for the Leaving Cert and deliberating over what to place at the top of her CAO form, but she is contesting the forthcoming local ... read more



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