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What women in politics are doing and how they are portrayed in the media
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Michael Paul Williams: Waging a war against mass incarceration

Michael Paul Williams: Waging a war against mass incarceration | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
You might call it a nascent civil rights movement in response to the new Jim Crow.
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Civil rights activists seeking a stop to ass incarceration

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The Most Powerful Women You've Never Heard Of - By FP Staff

The Most Powerful Women You've Never Heard Of - By FP Staff | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
The Most Powerful #Women You've Never Heard Of - By FP Staff | Foreign Policy http://t.co/2CeuisYn #inspirational #leadership...

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Redford's team takes swipe at Smith over newspaper column on prostitution

Redford's team takes swipe at Smith over newspaper column on prostitution | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
In the first few hours on the hustings in Alberta’s election campaign, Canada’s prostitution laws unexpectedly emerged as an early flashpoint between the Tory and Wildrose leaders.

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Two female politicians in Canada disagree on an issue that fundamentally affects mostly women.

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Women and Guns at the Senate Hearings

Women and Guns at the Senate Hearings | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
Women, as much as criminals and the mentally ill, were the subject of caricaturing at the Senate gun-control hearings Tuesday. They were the besieged victims with only an AR-15 between themselves and a chaotic world of rapists and home invaders.
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Women in Politics, Business, and Government

Women in Politics, Business, and Government | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
Preventing and ending war requires not just policy shifts but also widespread changes in the way people think about women in politics, business, governance, and beyond.
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Newsweek Trolls The Nation: Hillary Clinton 'Most Powerful Woman In American ... - Mediaite

Newsweek Trolls The Nation: Hillary Clinton 'Most Powerful Woman In American ... - Mediaite | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
Newsweek Trolls The Nation: Hillary Clinton 'Most Powerful Woman In American ...
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Marines Head Shares Skepticism on Women in Combat - ABC News

Marines Head Shares Skepticism on Women in Combat - ABC News | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
WXIA-TV Marines Head Shares Skepticism on Women in Combat ABC News The commandant of the Marine Corps said the infantry side of the most male of all military branches is skeptical about how women will perform in their units, and some positions may...
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'Elect Her' Encourages Female Leadership - The News Record

'Elect Her' Encourages Female Leadership - The News Record | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
'Elect Her' Encourages Female Leadership The News Record Undergraduate Student Government elections are rapidly approaching, and with that in mind, a national program supporting women in leadership positions came to the University of Cincinnati...

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Bullish Life: When Men Are Too Emotional To Have A Rational Argument

Bullish Life: When Men Are Too Emotional To Have A Rational Argument | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it

Women’s emotions are “emotions,” men’s emotions are “how people talk.” (If women are to achieve real equality as leaders, we have to stop accepting male behavior as the default and the ideal.)...


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How women who speak passionately on politics are portrayed in and by the media.

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Boards need more women, Cable says

Boards need more women, Cable says | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
The business secretary seeks to turn up the pressure by writing to the seven FTSE 100 firms with no women on their boards, to ask what they are doing to increase diversity.
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White House Proposes Compromise on Contraception Coverage - New York Times

White House Proposes Compromise on Contraception Coverage - New York Times | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
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White House Proposes Compromise on Contraception Coverage
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... February 1, 2013.
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The Uncomfortable, 'Politically Incorrect' Case Against Putting ...

The Uncomfortable, 'Politically Incorrect' Case Against Putting ... | Women in Politics and Government | Scoop.it
Glenn Beck on Thursday made the "politically incorrect" argument against allowing women to serve on the front lines in the U.S. military, saying the "disastrous idea" will "weaken our military" and "put women's lives at risk.
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