Do our leaders reflect the diversity of our people? Insights and analysis on gender and representation in federal positions.

“Electability” dominates conversation about the 2020 presidential election. This complicated phenomenon is particularly relevant to the two remaining female candidates for the Democratic nomination.

Despite a so-called “gender gap” in political interest, knowledge, and participation, few gender differences emerge in political engagement on social media.

Gender equality initiatives that focus on individual behaviors or societal ills miss a key factor: the role organizations themselves play in creating and reinforcing inequality.

Stakeholders with authentic disagreements about and experiences in transactional sex can work together to reduce common harms in the sex trades through participatory policymaking that includes a wide range of people with lived experience, including people who identify as survivors of trafficking, sexual exploitation, and sex work.

Climate protest in Canberra, Australia

The transformative action that is desperately needed on climate and energy can only be realized with more diverse and inclusive leadership.

Evidence shows that improving women’s representation in government, public policy, and society can increase life satisfaction for women and men alike.