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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.

Super Bowl Airs No More Ads; Man Said to Rape 100+

BY IN women eNews On 06-02-2015

Two commercials aired during the Super Bowl that addressed issues of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as biases against girls. Also this week, Japanese police arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting more than 100 women who believed they were taking part in a medical study.

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Super Bowl Airs No More Ads; Man Said to Rape 100+


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