Women represent half of the population and their full and equitable importance in politics is essential to build a strong and vibrant democracy.
Their participation in politics helps advance gender equality and affects both the range of policy issues that get considered and the types of solutions that are proposed.
There is also strong evidence that as more women are elected to office, there is an increase in policy making that emphasizes quality of life and reflects the priorities of families, women and ethnic and racial minorities.
Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his VP running mate is not only historic but inspiring. The importance that she is a multiracial WOMAN OF COLOR and a daughter of immigrants is significant in unleashing the power within ourselves to stand up and fight for equality, social justice and the sustainability of our democracy.
Despite the constant and numerous barriers facing women especially women of color, Harris has proven she is tough as nails, a true fighter and a WARRIOR for the people.… READ MORE