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‘Campaigning While Female’ and Other Aspects of Women’s Political Participation this Election Day

The year 2020 has been momentous and unprecedented in many ways, but one of the most profound shifts has been the influx of women into politics.

By Elyse Shaw|2020-11-03T17:59:29-05:00November 3, 2020|In the Lead|0 Comments

Three Years After #MeToo, the Movement Remains Critical

Three years ago, the #MeToo movement exposed an open secret: Survivors of sexual violence were living with shame, guilt, and fear over their assaults while their assailants faced no consequences for their actions. Powerful people, mostly men, were perpetrating abuses with impunity, trusting that the culture of silence around sexual violence would prevent survivors and witnesses alike from leveraging accusations that could bring them down.

By IWPR|2020-10-15T14:51:14-05:00October 15, 2020|In the Lead|0 Comments
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