OCTOBER 28 - 2021 Introducing RepresentWomen’s Latest Series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies”

By Kaycie Goral on October 28, 2021
OCTOBER 28 - 2021 Introducing RepresentWomen’s Latest Series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies”

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October 28, 2021 

Contact: Kaycie Goral 

As of September 2021, no Post-Soviet Parliament has ever achieved Gender Balance, according to the first installment in RepresentWomen’s latest research series.

 

Takoma Park, MD: Representwomen has released the first installment in their new research series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies.”  Through this series, the team at RepresentWomen hopes to spotlight the systems-based strategies used around the world to improve women’s representation. RepresentWomen begins this series with their Post-Soviet States Brief

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September 15 - RepresentWomen Releases Research on First-Gen Women’s Political Representation

By Kaycie Goral on September 15, 2021
September 15 -  RepresentWomen Releases Research on First-Gen Women’s Political Representation

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September 15, 2021 

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Despite making up 14% of the U.S. population, first-generation Americans, specifically 1st-gen women, are under-represented in government.

Takoma Park, MD: Why are first-generation Americans, and precisely, first-generation women, so underrepresented in the federal government? RepresentWomen's latest report, "Exploring First-Generation Underrepresentation: How American Political Systems Impact Immigrant Women's Political Engagement," seeks to answer that question.

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RepresentWomen Releases Research on Disabled Women’s Political Representation

By Kaycie Goral on August 11, 2021
RepresentWomen Releases Research on Disabled Women’s Political Representation

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August 11, 2021 

Contact: Kaycie Goral

RepresentWomen's latest report answers the following question: “Why are Disabled women underrepresented in US politics?” 

Takoma Park- August 9, 2021 - RepresentWomen's Intersectional Disempowerment report identifies the structural barriers that prevent Disabled people from participating in US politics and discusses how we can improve elected representation for the Disabled community and specifically, Disabled women.

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July 6th - RepresentWomen Lauds RCV Victory for Increased Women's Representation in NYC's Primary.

By Kaycie Goral on July 06, 2021
July 6th - RepresentWomen Lauds RCV Victory for Increased Women's Representation in NYC's Primary.

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July 6th 2021 

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Women likely to hold majority of NYC Council seats after impressive wins in NYC primary elections which confirm that jurisdictions with ranked choice voting elect more women to office.

Takoma Park, MD. (July 6, 2021) - RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan organization that researches the impacts of ranked choice voting (RCV) on women's representation, is celebrating the success of women candidates in the New York City primaries. 

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July 1st - RepresentWomen Releases Research on Women’s Representation & Ranked Choice Voting in NYC

By Kaycie Goral on July 01, 2021
July 1st - RepresentWomen Releases Research on Women’s Representation & Ranked Choice Voting in NYC

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July 1st 2021 

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RepresentWomen would like to remind everyone that while these primaries were great for women’s representation, this was NOT the first Ranked Choice Election in New York City history.

Takoma Park, MD. ( July 1, 2021) - Today, as the New York City ranked choice primary continues, RepresentWomen has released an analysis of the history of women’s representation in NYC and an update on the impact of ranked choice voting on women’s representation in the NYC primaries. 

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June 18- RepresentWomen unveils the first of many translation options for their website

By Kaycie Goral on June 21, 2021
June 18th - RepresentWomen unveils the first of many translation options for their website

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June 18, 2021 

Contact: Cynthia Richie Terrell, ([email protected]

RepresentWomen Launches Spanish Translation of Key Research, integrating essential tools for long-term accessibility

Takoma Park, MD. - June 3, 2021 - Building on the success of their numerous reports in 2020, RepresentWomen is working to ensure its vital research is available for everyone. To accomplish this, RepresentWomen is taking strides to ensure their website and social media content is language accessible. 

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JUNE 14TH 2021- RepresentWomen Celebrates the FRA

By Kaycie Goral on June 16, 2021
June 14th 2021- Represent Women Supports the FRA

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June 14th 2021 

Contact: Cynthia Richie Terrell, ([email protected]

RepresentWomen Hails Introduction of the Fair Representation Act, as an Ideal Strategy for Improving Gender Diversity of U.S. House Representation.  

Takoma Park, MD.- RepresentWomen celebrates the reintroduction of the Fair Representation Act by Congressman Don Beyer(VA-08) last friday, joined by U.S. Representatives Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Ro Khanna (D-CA), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Jim McGovern (D-MA), Jim Cooper (D-TN), and Scott Peters ( D-CA).

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2 NOV 2020 - GENDER PARITY INDEX

By Cynthia Richie Terrell on November 02, 2020
2 NOV 2020 - GENDER PARITY INDEX

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November 2, 2020 

Contact: Cynthia Richie Terrell, ([email protected]

The majority of U.S. States (60%) received a “D” grade for women’s representation in elected office.

Takoma Park, MD. –  Even with a record number of women running for office again this year, the latest Gender Parity Index from RepresentWomen finds the United States has failed to close the political gender gap at every level of office. 

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