Women make up just 19% of all members of congress and 25% of state legislators of 50 state governors, there are only 6 women (that’s 12%) it’s important to get more women in office so we can fairly represent the interests of the country’s 157 million women.
These women have, since birth, faced two palpable strikes against them: being black in a predominantly white society and being a woman in a patriarchal system of oppression according to the 2014 american society of news editors (asne) census, african americans comprise 478 percent of nationwide newsroom employees.
In today's society, people are often judged by what others think about them, which strays them off the path of their heart but don't listen to those people do what you believe is right in your heart, and you will always find your way.
This coupled with ignorant assumptions that black women are inherently angry or are leeching our welfare system dry leads to the root of society’s scorn these women have, since birth, faced two palpable strikes against them: being black in a predominantly white society and being a woman in a patriarchal system of oppression. Issues women still face today problems women continue to fight for the ever controversial should women have rights over their own bodies or not it is pretty sad that our society has to fight over what a woman can and cannot do with her own body women today are still earning less than their male counterparts in the workforce--about.
Women describe their struggles with gender roles in military benedict carey, a new york times reporter, writes about the struggles that female soldiers face in the intensely male world of the. One hundred years ago today, 99 women from 17 different countries attended the socialist women's conference held in copenhagen in the house of the people in this article, we look at the origins of women's day, the origin of women's oppression in class society, and how capitalism has laid the material foundations upon which the question of women's emancipation can be tackled.
In 1984, geraldine farraro made history by being the first woman on a national party ticket for vice president in 1992, janet reno became the first woman attorney general in our history, and in 2002, nancy pelosi became the first woman speaker of the house of representatives.