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Regardless of party affiliation, congressional women deliver more federal projects to their home districts and sponsor and co-sponsor more legislation than their male colleagues. In a study that was recently published in The American Journal of Political Science, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Chicago attributed women's political success not to some innate political instinct but to the fact that it's really hard for us to get elected (there are currently 360 men and 75 women in the House; 83 men and 17 women in the Senate). They theorize that women feel immense pressure to measure up, so instead of meeting expectations, we surpass them.

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What women want: Elle Magazine and UN Women launch Female Factor survey results in South Africa

BY IN UN Women On 15-08-2012

As Women’s Month gets underway in South Africa, Elle Magazine has launched the results of an 18-month discussion across the country, in collaboration with UN Women. Among its findings are that 60 per cent of the country’s women would stay in an abusive relationship if they feared losing access to their children, while 48 per

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What women want: Elle Magazine and UN Women launch Female Factor survey results in South Africa


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