Girls’ Globe Article – Women in Politics

Girls’ Globe is an online magazine where the linked article was recently published. The article presents global statistics regarding women who have, or currently hold, a position of power in government around the world. These numbers are a sad reflection, as discussed in the article, of the deep rooted misogyny not only in the United States but also in a high percentage of the world’s countries.

Be sure to watch the video from Huffington Post included midway through the article. The video demonstrates the disrespectful treatment many women often experience from men that is so ridiculous it’s almost comedic – if it weren’t true.

 

Recently, there has been a growing focus on the importance of reliable, accurate gender data on the situation of women and girls. There are many reasons why data is important: we need accurate data so that we can prioritize. We need accurate data to know where we are starting from, so that we know if […]

via Stories of Power: Women in Politics — Girls’ Globe

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