Tag Archives: Sexism

07Aug/17

Kenya election a dangerous game for female candidates

Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

05Nov/16
Alyse Laemmle

A woman president — historic or no big deal?

When Alyse Laemmle was born, women couldn’t vote for president. On Election Day, the centenarian will cast her vote for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who hopes to be the first female U.S. president. But far from viewing that possibility as historic, Laemmle says, “it’s no big deal for me, it’s the way it should be.” And other women across the generations agree.

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