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Women Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
As over half the population of the planet is female, ensuring women voting rights is key for any democracy. The Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote across the United States was ratified in 1920 but government elections are still dominated by men. Also see our articles on Feminism, Minority Voting Rights or LGBT voting.
More than half reported they had been threatened or abused in a face-to-face encounter, with over a quarter saying they had been physically attacked.
The Metropolitan Policy Program, in partnership with Higher Heights Leadership Fund, explored the tapped and untapped electoral strength of black women.
Rashida Tlaib, Muslim Palestinian-American politician to make it into the House of Representatives for district 13 Michigan in 2008 talks to Democracy Now.
Successes have empowered women but until they actually get a chance to make change, the U.S will never know what has been swept under the carpet.
Number of women running for the US Congress in November surges, following a year marked by the #MeToo movement and defiance of President Donald Trump.
Follows criticism from Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland who denounced the conservative kingdom for its recent arrest of women’s rights activists.
Newly released Pashto-language translation of Women Who Work, the 2017 book by U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka.
A new report argues that “the under-representation of women at any level of governance and decision-making results in a democratic deficit.”
Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum