The EU has chosen the youngest President in its history. Because the new leader is a woman, it is a significant triumph for democracy.
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Women will make up a record 14 of the 29 ministers and secretary of state of The Netherlands, including 10 of the 20 ministers.
For years, there has been talk about expanding the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, located just outside of downtown Rochester.
In the face of rising threats against lawmakers women in Congress feel singled out with some upset little is being done to end this trend.
Sweden’s parliament voted a female Prime Minister Wednesday. But only a few hours after being voted in, Magdalena Andersson resigned.
Vice President Kamala Harris became the acting President for 85 minutes as President Joe Biden underwent medical procedures Friday.
Based on official election results released Sunday, women have more than half the seats in Iceland’s new parliament, a first in Europe.
Angela Merkel, Germany’s first female chancellor, will be remembered for her pragmatic leadership and for being a feminist icon.
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya became the face of Belarus’ pro-democracy campaign after her husband, a majoropposition figure was jailed.
Vote Run Lead is a new initiative that seeks to improve the number of women in politics in order to reform American democracy.