Once in elected office, women’s representation must move beyond tokenism To achieve this, legislatures must adopt modern workplace rules and legislative practices so women can serve safely and effectively and rise through the ranks into leadership positions.
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To learn more, look through our "Women Serving" page.
Other supporters of these reforms include: The House Select Committee on Modernization
Increasing the number of women who run for and win elected office is just the first step in achieving gender parity and equality in politics. Once in office, women must be able to serve effectively and rise through the ranks into leadership positions.
Some of the reforms and policy changes which could help women serve effectively include ...
Call on your local officials to support and implement these workplace reforms so more women can serve effectively.
If you support one or more of the reforms we have outlined, contact your local elected officials and urge them to back these legislative changes and modernized workplace rules using our handy email template below.