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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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Women to AIDS Conference: ‘We Are the Pandemic’

BY IN women eNews On 19-07-2012

The International AIDS Conference convenes in Washington July 22-27 and activists are demanding more policies and investments reflecting the fact that women are now more than half of all people living with HIV.

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Women to AIDS Conference: ‘We Are the Pandemic’


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