Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: Not One Country Has Gender Equality

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Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation in politics, on boards, in sports and entertainment, in judicial offices and in the private sector in the U.S. and around the world—with a little gardening and goodwill mixed in for refreshment!


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The countdown to the big election continues and there is a lot going on in U.S. politics—but this story by Judy Skatssoon in Government News about a campaign in Australia by male CEOs to advance women’s representation at the local government level offers a model for the kind of conversation—and action!—that must happen to make serious and enduring progress toward gender parity:

Four male CEOs from councils across Victoria are spearheading a gender equity campaign designed to help women break through the glass ceiling in local…

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