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Center for Women and Politics

Breaking News: U.S. Now Ranks 79th in World for Women's Political Participation

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

This is The Year of the Woman. Again. As a result of Tuesday's elections, the 113th Congress will include the highest number of women senators ever: 20. Hate to be a killjoy but the truth is that even with this improvement women are still woefully underrepresented in this country.

Amanda Terkel

Will 2012 See More Women In State Legislatures? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While women are on track to increase their representation in Congress, their prospects are less certain in state legislatures. A rec...