Fairer Legislative Practices

Fairer Legislative Practices

RepresentWomen calls on city, state, and national legislators to reform their internal practices and culture so that women legislators can serve and lead effectively. Erratic work schedules, low pay rates, geographic distance, and unfair leadership selection processes make serving a challenge for many women - especially those caring for children and managing households. Although these reforms would benefit men and women, these issues disproportionately affect women.

Read our 2021 case studies on women serve practices in Nevada and Maryland state legislatures. 

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