Only the second woman to ever be nominated to the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her career fighting for gender equality, in her own life and for millions of women throughout the United States and world. Ginsburg’s lasting legacy will be the perseverance that she exhibited in her life and career while facing towering discrimination against women as well as the independence and equality that her work has guaranteed millions of people.
“Obama Health Care Speech to Joint Session of Congress” by Lawrence Jacksonis licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0. Today, 51% of the population in the United States is female, but women represent only 23.7% of elected officials in Congress. Even in the year 2020, the state of Vermont has never sent a woman to Congress. But … Continue reading Opening the Gates for Gender Representation in Politics