Tag Archive for White House Project

Recommit on Women’s Equality Day

Today is Women’s Equality Day, the day we mark the anniversary of the Constitution’s nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote. President Obama wrote in this year’s proclamation honoring the day, “We owe that legacy of progress to our…

New Year’s Resolutions for Everywoman

(This post first appeared on Care2.) According to Psychology Today, the most common New Year’s Resolutions are to lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking, manage debt and save money  – all worthy endeavors. But experts say that more than 75…

Women, We Need to Vote

Ladies, I get the complacency. I do. I am mostly uninspired by my choices on the ballot. But I will vote. And I hope you do too. Vote because your grandmothers and great grandmothers could not. Women have only been allowed…

Missing: Women in Politics

Check out the latest data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on the number of women in government worldwide. Just 18.9 percent of all elected leaders in both upper and lower parliamentary branches combined (House and Senate for example) are women.…