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Women in Politics - Sexist Media, Sexist Attacks Hurt Women in ...
When women politicians experienced sexism and sexist attacks on the campaign trail, they believed that 'put up and shut up' was in their best interests. Now we ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/Women-In-Politics-Sexist-Media-Sexist-Attacks-Hurt-Women-In-Politics.htm
Women & Politics - Women Politicians, Activists, and Political Players
Women politicians are entering the political arena in greater and greater numbers. As more and more female candidates are elected for the first time to public ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/
Electing More Women in 2012 - Increasing the Number of Women in ...
Despite the substantial inroads women have made in the private sector, women in politics continue to be the exception rather than the rule. Although females ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/Electing-More-Women-In-2012-Increasing-The-Number-Of-Women-In-Politics.htm
Milestones In Politics For American Women - US Politics on About.com
As Nancy Pelosi assumes leadership of the US House of Representatives, let's look at other milestones for women in politics in the United States.
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/a/women_milestone.htm
Sexism in Politics - Women's Issues - About.com
Even though there are women in the Cabinet, Supreme Court, Congress, and nearly all levels of government, female candidates running for public office ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/SexismInPolitics/
African-American Women in Politics - African-American History
During the 1930s, Mary McLeod Bethune served in Franklin Delano Roosevelt's black cabinet. Since the 1960s, African-American women have served in ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/africanamericanwomen/tp/African-American-Women-in-Politics.htm
Women in Politics - Women Rulers - Laws About Women
Women in the public sphere, active in politics, ruling nations. Includes women rulers and other politicians from ancient to modern times. Also includes laws about ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/politicsrulers/
Women and Political Discussions - Not Polite to Talk About Politics ...
Many women remain hesitant to engage in political discussions, perhaps because we've been told "it's not polite to talk about politics." A look at how and when ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/discusspolitics.htm
Which States Have Had No Women in Congress? - Women's History
... in Congress? See if you can guess which states have not had women Senators or women Representatives? ... More Women in American Politics. Women ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/ss/States-With-No-Women-In-Congress.htm
Women in Politics: Major U.S. Transitions
The November, 2012, election left a record number of women in the United States Congress. Some women who ran for the House or Senate lost their reelection ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/a/Women-In-Politics-Transitions-2012.htm
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