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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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Syria War Shatters Maternal Care, Mothers’ Health

BY IN women eNews On 11-03-2014

While 96 percent of mothers in Syria had medical assistance when giving birth before the conflict, medical services for women have become almost nonexistent, finds a recent report from Save the Children. C-sections are riskier than ever and more than twice as common now.

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Syria War Shatters Maternal Care, Mothers’ Health

BY IN women eNews On 11-03-2014

While 96 percent of mothers in Syria had medical assistance when giving birth before the conflict, medical services for women have become almost nonexistent, finds a recent report from Save the Children. C-sections are riskier than ever and more than twice as common now.

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