We Admire Your Strength and We Are Grateful for Your Leadership!

pelosi california women in politics

We Make More Effective Congresspeople (When We Manage to Get Elected)

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.

BLOG
Doula Comeback Tied to Gaps in Modern Birth Care

BY IN women eNews On 18-08-2012

Miriam Zoila Pérez charts and interprets the stunning rise in the popularity of trained childbirth attendants in this excerpt from her book “The Radical Doula Guide.” As childbirth became medicalized, family members could no longer carry the load themselves.

Read the rest here:
Doula Comeback Tied to Gaps in Modern Birth Care


SHARE THIS ON:

5 years ago / No Comments

18

AUG

No

Comments

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

WRITE A COMMENT

*