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21 02, 2013

What Happens to Global Women’s Issues Without Hillary Clinton?

By | February 21st, 2013|Changing the World, Feminism, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Politics, Women in Politics|0 Comments

What's going to happen to America's global women's and girls initiatives without Hillary Clinton? Clinton was a champion for women and children around the world in a way no other Secretary of State before her.  She's brought money, attention and the political gravitas and power of the United States to a spectrum of issues and [...]

4 03, 2012

PunditMom Must-Reads of the Week

By | March 4th, 2012|2012 election, Adoption, Feminism, Politics, Women Online|0 Comments

It's hard not to get caught up in the whirlwind of the election cycle and the impending Super Tuesday contests.  But when I need a little break, I go looking for something to read that will get me centered again, and not so focused on politics.  Here are a few of my must-reads this week: [...]

16 12, 2011

Plan B & HPV Vaccines: Do Either of These Belong in a Presidential Race?

By | December 16th, 2011|Democrats, Feminism, Politics, Presidential Campaigns, Republicans|1 Comment

In presidential campaigns, we expect to hear the candidates weigh in and spar on issues like the economy, taxes, military spending -- those issues that impact all of us and which the federal government has some role in dealing with.  But when it comes to making specific reproductive health decisions for our daughters, why do [...]

8 08, 2011

ONE Moms in Kenya: A Trip of a Lifetime

By | August 8th, 2011|Changing the World, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Moms & Politics|1 Comment

Remember I told you last week about ten amazing women -- including some of my very good friends -- who were invited to go to Kenya by ONE to see firsthand the health and hunger issues in Kenya, especially for mothers and children? While at the BlogHer '11 conference this past weekend, I got a [...]

3 08, 2011

ONE Campaign Takes Some of My Favorite Women to Kenya

By | August 3rd, 2011|Changing the World, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Moms & Politics|1 Comment

There's poverty in the United States.  No doubt about that.  And there are millions of children who go to bed hungry at night in America.  But there is a totally different kind of poverty all across the world that gets little attention here at home. I don't want to compare one person's need against another, [...]

2 03, 2011

White House Report Says Women More Likely to Have a College Education, but Still Earn Less

By | March 2nd, 2011|Changing the World, Democrats, Economy, Equal Pay, Feminism|2 Comments

The White House chose Women's History Month to release a new report on the status of American women called "Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being." The good news is that it's the first comprehensive report in about 50 years that presents an overall picture of how women are faring in a variety [...]

7 12, 2009

Imagining a World Where Girls Come First: Is It Just a Matter of Venus and Mars?

By | December 7th, 2009|Changing the World, Democrats, Feminism|6 Comments

I know Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a little busy right now with the President's announcement that we're sending more troops to Afghanistan. But there is something besides war and managing all those male egos around the world on her agenda -- she's focused on the future of the world's girls. I don't always [...]