Transforming the Political Agenda? Gender Differences in Bill Sponsorship on Women's Issues

Institute for Women's Policy Research

October 1, 2000
  • ID: I906

Summarizes research by Michele Swers, Mary Washington College, that shows taht women members of the U.S. Congress are more likely to pursue legislation addressing women’s issues (child support, women’s health, family safety, e.g.) than are men members of Congress.