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2014

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About Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York Kirsten E. Gillibrand was first sworn in as United States Senator from New York in January 2009. In November 2012, Gillibrand was...
About Marie Wilson, Founder and President Emerita, The White House Project & Ms. Foundation for Women Marie Wilson has created and led women’s organizations for thirty-six years. She is Founder...

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Multimedia Video
Hillary Clinton speaking at the event "Women and Girls Count" marking the launch of a venture between the Clinton Foundation and the Bill & Melinda gates Foundation.

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Since the 1920s, the addresses have gone from nearly all-"men" affairs to a roughly equal gender footing.

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Interviews Interview
Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and iKNOW Politics Expert speaking on women's political participation and the recent phenomenon of violence against women in politics

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
Women legislators are more likely to say that they decided to seek elective office after receiving the suggestion to run, whereas men are more likely to say that the decision to run was entirely...

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Interviews Resource
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill shared her hard-earned advice and opinions about women in politics and leadership positions during a lecture on March 28, at Iowa State University. McCaskill said she...
2012

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Guide / Training Material Resource
A Practical Guide to Constitution Building provides an essential foundation for understanding constitutions and constitution building. Full of world examples of ground-breaking agreements and...
2009

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Consolidated Responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights some of the important aspects and examples of mainstreaming gender into legislative frameworks in the Americas. Some of these include the creation of national...
2013

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
In 2000, shortly after Hillary Clinton was elected to represent New York in the Senate, I was honored when she called seeking my advice. When I first met Hillary in 1992 during Bill Clinton’s run for...

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Multimedia Video
Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women's issues deserve a place at the center of foreign policy. Far from being a "soft...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
  Study after study finds that, when women run for office, they perform just as well as their male counterparts. No differences emerge in women and men’s fundraising receipts, vote totals, or...

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Report / White Paper Resource
Nearly 100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. This victory came after a decades-long struggle to amend the U.S. Constitution so that...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
The following essay is part of a series in which dozens of women will reveal what women they most admire. The series is part of “Women Rule,” a unique effort this fall by POLITICO, Google and The...
Report / White Paper Resource
"A 50-State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation The role of women in the United States has changed dramatically over the past few decades. For one, more and more women have taken on...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Poli-Sci Perspective is a weekly Wonkblog feature in which Georgetown University’s Dan Hopkins and George Washington University’s Danny Hayes and John Sides offer an empirical perspective on the...
2007

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Interviews Interview
"My advice to women is to have a sense of confidence that what you have to offer is worthwhile. You can make a difference. You have to make a difference. Then, having made up your mind that you have...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This paper examines the role of presiding officers in three general models of legislatures: the Westminster Model, the U.S. Congress Model, and the French Bureau Model. It elaborates on the...

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This legislation aims to change U.S. international assistance and trade programs to prioritize the economic opportunities of women living in poverty worldwide.
Report / White Paper Resource
This paper was written for a series of seminars on public legislative hearings held in Beijing and Shanghai, China. The purpose of the paper is to provide Chinese participants with first-hand...