Are Conservative Women Actually Good For Women? Christina Hoff Sommers: Take Back Feminism. Politicizing feminism excludes important groups.

Welcome To The ‘Feminist Revolution’ The Jewish Week While outsiders generally think of Israel as progressive on women’s issues — women are drafted into the military and have combat roles, after all — its excellent and long-established laws protecting women, including laws about sexual harassment and …

Are Conservative Women Actually Good For Women? PolicyMic Even though a record number of women were elected to Congress in 2012, they still comprise only around 18% of representatives, which is far less than women need for equal representation. Bachmann’s parting will make women’s representation dip even…

Politicizing feminism excludes important groups Red and Black Besides demonstrating that they do not know what words to capitalize in a headline, Jezebel makes their negative feelings about Republicans known—and conservative women like me end up feeling like outcasts as a result. I read women-based publications …

Christina Hoff Sommers: Take Back Feminism American Spectator (blog) “Conservative, libertarian, and moderate women are going to have to demand a place at the table,” Sommers said. “There is an entire lost history of conservative feminism.” Sommers ends her book with an action guide for conservative and libertarian…

The GOP’s problem with women voters Washington Post (blog) Mary Anne Carter, the executive director of the new conservative group Woman Up, which aims to increase the GOP’s appeal to women voters, thinks it should. She tells me, “With the growing shift in breadwinning came a shift in financial decision-making …

Michele Bachmann and the media war on a good woman NJ.com (blog) We can’t have an outspoken conservative woman in national politics. Doesn’t feminism require that women on the national political stage be left-wingers? After all, that’s why liberals love Hillary Clinton, whose tenure as secretary of state was marked …

SC’s Sen. Graham: Women needed in military service, fire … www.startribune.com WASHINGTON – A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired.

Republican Women Flee from ‘Mortifying’ ‘Anti-Woman’ Virginia GOP … PoliticusUSA (blog) Republicans are continuing on their mission to turn off every single Republican woman voter, and in Virginia, they’re going at it warp speed, courtesy of the Virginia GOP gubernatorial ticket of Cuccinelli and Jackson. Former President of the Virginia …

Making Girls And Women A Priority Every Day Forbes The issues being discussed at this global meeting are not ‘women’s issues’; they are everyone’s issues. We know for a fact that prioritizing girls and women is not only the right thing to do – it is also the smart thing to do. When women do well …

Female representation impresses observers Cayman 27 The visiting observer team says it’s impressed by the female presence in Cayman’s election process. In fact, it says it took notes to take back home. “This is definitely a positive aspect. this is a learning experience for us as well. The fact that …

Tara Rivers wants women represented Cayman 27 Speaking with Cayman 27 just after the elected members were announced, Ms. Rivers said she is excited to have female representation in the district of West Bay. “Our voice has been silent to some degree especially for the district here in West Bay for …

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