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U.S. Senate Races—Democrats Look to a Strong Field of Women

U.S. Senate Races—Democrats Look to a Strong Field of Women

| December 19, 2011

Several Republican women are also likely to be competitive for open Senate seats in 2012. More »

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

| November 10, 2011

In a week when voters shot down anti-union and anti-reproductive choice measures, President Obama took pride in initiatives to advance women's equality. More »

Micro-lender Fonkoze to the Rescue in Haiti

| December 17, 2010

A micro-credit program and banking system for more than 200,000 women in Haiti has come to the rescue of the overall economy in the wake of the devastating earthquake. At a time when Haitian commercial banks remain closed, Fonkoze, the Haitian branch of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, mobilized over the weekend to get funds to its members in rural towns as well as Port-au-Prince. More »