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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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Childbirth Victims Shunned as Witches in Cameroon

BY IN women eNews On 02-07-2012

Her sister says a young mother died in childbirth because she did not receive proper medical care in Cameroon, a country with high maternal mortality. But village leaders, in accordance with custom, called her a witch and denied a proper burial.

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Childbirth Victims Shunned as Witches in Cameroon

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Her sister says a young mother died in childbirth because she did not receive proper medical care in Cameroon, a country with high maternal mortality. But village leaders, in accordance with custom, called her a witch and denied a proper burial.

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Childbirth Victims Shunned as Witches in Cameroon


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