Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 22 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Victoria Woodhull....more
From 79 to 98 women, the Turkish Parliament will welcome the highest number of women Members of Parliament in its history after parliamentary elections on 7 June– a significant progress but it is still far from agreed targets.
In a September 2014 article I asked the question,” If the presidential election were held today, who would get your vote?”Dr. Ben Carson led the race in responses, followed by Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden.Many pollsters and women’s groups have been positioning Hillary Clinton to become the first female U.S. President. Whether this will come to fruition certainly remains to be seen.The 2014 midterms are behind us, and inarguably the results will have an impact in Washington....more
If politics remains a taboo topic in polite conversation, then racism in politics represents the equivalent of suppression, of something whispered behind closed doors in the dim light of one flickering candle. ...more
Ashley Judd’s announcement Wednesday that she would not challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2014 proves that she is smart enough to know who her real opponent would be: Ashley Judd....more