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Feminist and Gender Studies: Women in Leadership & Politics

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Herstory: Autobiography/Biography

Political Organizations

  • Feminist Majority Foundation- The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
  • League of Women Voters Formed from the movement that secured the right to vote for women, the centerpiece of the League's efforts remain to expand participation and and give voice to all Americans.  They do this at all three levels of government, engaging in both broad educational efforts as well as advocacy.
  • National Organization for Women-The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.
  • National Women's Political Caucus The National Women's Political Caucus is a multicultural, intergenerational, and multi-issue grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a true women’s political power base to achieve equality for all women.

International Spotlight

Johanna Sigurdardottir, Prime Minister of Iceland

Johanna Sigurdardottir is expected to become Iceland's prime minister

The Guardian profiles the new PM as she prepares to steer Iceland to a new future after the recent financial collapse.

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Women in U.S. Politics