Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Women Face Unique Challenges in US Politics

The number of women in the U.S. Congress has reached a record high.  Women make up 20 percent of the House of Representatives and Senate, but the number is not reflective of the U.S. population, which is 50 percent women.  At the Milken Institute Global Conference held in Los Angeles this week, some political insiders explained why a gender gap in U.S. politics exists.   The U.S. Congress is a place of power that is still dominated by men. “Women only got the right to...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter