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International Women’s Day: Reflections on representation

International Women's Day in Mexico

By Katie Usalis

Originally published in The Fulcrum, March 9th, 2022.

March 8 was International Women’s Day, established by our foremothers in 1910 as a day for women to join together and fight for equal rights. Although it has essentially evolved into International Virtue Signaling Day by governments, corporations and groups across the globe that aren’t actually doing much for women’s rights, I think it is an important opportunity to reflect on the status of women.

We at RepresentWomen are, of course, honoring this day by reflecting on the status of women in politics.

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Fair Representation Act Slidedeck

Recently updated with 2021 data, this slideshow provides an overview of how the Fair Representation Act would help improve representation for women.

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U.S. House Representation Projections Under the Fair Representation Act

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The FRA and Representation

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On the Issues with Michele Goodwin

3.2021 On the Issues "From Filibuster to Representation: Is the Senate Broken"

This podcast from Ms. Magazine looks at the failings of the U.S. Senate including the design of the institution itself, which protects arcane rules and undemocratic processes. Is the Senate truly representative? Is the electoral system fair? Is it time to eliminate the electoral college? What other electoral reforms should we be considering? What does contemporary voter suppression look like?

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Voices of Resilience Podcast

8.2020 Voices of Resilience "Voting Rights and Women in Politics with Cynthia Richie Terrell"

This podcast from Vital Voices highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. In this episode, join RepresentWomen's Founder and Executive Director, Cynthia Richie Terrell for a conversation about voter access and systems changes to improve gender balance and representation in politics. 

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Pantsuit Politics Podcast

7.2020 Pantsuit Politics "How To Be A Citizen: What's Next?"

In the final installment of the "How To Be A Citizen" series the Pantsuit Politics hosts look at the importance of structural reforms to address structural issues facing the United States. In this episode, they interview RepresentWomen Founder and Executive Director Cynthia Richie Terrell on the history of structural reforms in the U.S. and what we should do going forward. 

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The Alliance Party After Dark Podcast

7.2020 The Alliance Party After Dark 

This podcast from The Alliance Party discusses the work of RepresentWomen with Founder and Executive Director Cynthia Richie Terrell and the impact more women in political office could have.  

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Women in Political Innovation Podcast

5.2020 WIPI Conversation with Katherine Gehl and Cynthia Richie Terrell

Women in Political Innovation was founded by Katherine Gehl in May 2019 with the goal of bringing together women working on politics at a systems and structural level. This podcast recorded during May 2020, is a conversation between WIPI Founder Katherine Gehl and RepresentWomen Founder and Executive Director Cynthia Richie Terrell. 

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