Women do possess the power to effectuate change globally via the political process. Keep informed of women in politics and how their politics affect you and those around you.
Aisha and the Taliban
Aisha's nose and ears were cut off by her husband for fleeing her abusive in-laws upon judicial order of the Taliban last year. Do you allow yourself to contemplate your fortune in relation to the women of Afghanistan? You should.
BellaOnline Independent Parties Site
Cynthia Phillips, Editor of BellaOnline´s Independent Parties Site shares her views on independent parties here!
BellaOnline´s Republican Party Site
Linda Sue Grimes, BellaOnline´s Republican Party Editor shares what she knows about her party. Read her here!
Commission on the Status of Women
The 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place in March 2013.
Council of Women World Leaders [offsite link]
Group dedicated to the enhancement of democracy by the involvement of women at the highest levels of government.
First Woman Sworn in as Director of Secret Service
Julia Pierson is sworn in as the first female Director of the Secret Service.
Girls in Government [offsite link]
An extremely informative site about women in government, including statistics.
Guy Cimbalo Insults Conservative Women
Is the public overreacting to Guy Cimbalo's recent article on Playboy's website wherein he committed what some consider to be the highest possible insult of ten high profile conservative women? You decide.
In Defense of Alex Knepper
Alex Knepper wrote an article on date rape and culpability. He is now facing the wrath of many women's groups and American University Washington DC's student newspaper has issued an apology and a retraction. What do you think?
Increase the Minimum Wage
Millions of families are living so close to the financial edge that the prospect of homelessness is never far way.
International Museum of Women [offsite link]
An online exhibition of the global power women have to change the world through politics.
New Hampshire Elects all Female Delegation
New Hampshire elects the first ever all female delegation in the United States. This first bodes well for women in our ongoing struggle for equality.
Rep. Bobby Franklin's Georgia House Bill 14
What meaning is given a word and how important is it in the prosecution of crime? It is dangerous and irresponsible to report a slight to women where none exists, especially with gender neutral legislation that would protect the presumption of innocence of both male and female offenders.
Saiqa Akhter Murdered Her Sons
Saiqa Akhter murdered her autistic sons claiming she wanted children who were "normal." What should happen to her and how will societal ambivalence impact the outcome?
Saudi Arabian Women to Sit on the Shura Council
King Abdullah has for the first time granted women 30 seats on the Shura Council. With this important move Saudi Arabia makes a painfully slow step toward gender equality.
South Korea Elects First Female President
South Korea elected Park Geun-hye as their first female president. Her election makes history although her path to power is thought to be owed to her father, Park Chung-hee.
Vote, Run, Lead! [offsite link]
An important part of The White House Project on the voting empowerment of young women.
What Was the Murder of Aasiya Hassan?
Was the murder of Aasiya Hassan by her husband an honor killing or just another horrific case of domestic violence? How this tragedy must affect American law and public policy for the protection of women similarly situated.
Women and Girls in Combat
The issue of female assignment to military combat units is not a typical equality among the sexes dilemma. Perhaps gender does at times deserve consideration.
Women´s Voices, Women Vote [offsite link]
Excellent site on women and voting, including state by state statistics and information all women must consider come November!
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