#women in politics

  • Article: South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female

    Sept. 28, 2018|Voice of America

    Only 1 in 10 recently appointed committee members are women. Read more

  • Article: This Is Why Jimmy Carter Wants More Women in Office
    Girls & Women

    This Is Why Jimmy Carter Wants More Women in Office

    April 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's no doubt in my mind that a woman is more inclined to peace than a man is." Read more

  • Article: There Are Now a Record Number of Female US Senators
    Girls & Women

    There Are Now a Record Number of Female US Senators

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 4, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She made history in more ways than one. Read more

  • Article: Women Just Had One of Their Best Election Years Ever
    Girls & Women

    Women Just Had One of Their Best Election Years Ever

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    During the past year, 20,000 women have expressed interest in running. Read more

  • Article: 5 Fast Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About These Female Heads of State
    Girls & Women

    5 Fast Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About These Female Heads of State

    By Gabriella Canal|Aug. 31, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    One of Europe’s most powerful leaders was once a squatter. Read more

  • Article: These 7 Heroic Women Leaders Are Breaking Gender Barriers in Government Around the World
    Girls & Women

    These 7 Heroic Women Leaders Are Breaking Gender Barriers in Government Around the World

    By Emilie Hoffer|Aug. 24, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These women beat the odds. Read more

  • Article: This 26-Year-Old Political Newcomer Ran for Office, Lost, and Won’t Give Up
    Girls & Women

    This 26-Year-Old Political Newcomer Ran for Office, Lost, and Won’t Give Up

    By Gabriella Canal|June 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The biracial, veteran, mother of two admitted that her “biggest critics were women.” Read more

  • Article: The Women in Kenya Are Banding Together to Stop Violence Amid Elections
    Girls & Women

    The Women in Kenya Are Banding Together to Stop Violence Amid Elections

    By Gabriella Canal|June 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    They’re doing everything they can to prepare their communities ahead of the presidential election. Read more