Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Still a long way to go for the representation of women in Congress

Only 17 percent of Congress members are women and the number is dropping for the first time in decades. I have always found this figure to be an
embarrassment and a statement of where our country really stands with
regard to gender equality, especially compared to other countries.

Can I hope that it will better approach, or reach, equal
representation before my future daughter is old enough to understand
why not many of the people who represent her look like her?

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