In Episode 3: The FAMILY Act we discuss Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s proposed FAMILY Act: how it would support working families, how it compares to the experience of the DAUK WC members in the UK and how everyone can support the bill. Also featuring a new segment explaining UK politics by reporter Casey Calista.
Congress is on recess this week, so this week the Women’s Caucus is focusing on education instead of activism. Our Recess Reading List includes several books and articles on gender equality, groundbreaking women, and politics back home.
“My Life on the Road” – Gloria Steinem
“Feminist Fight Club” – Jessica Bennet
“Attack of the Fifty Foot Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World” – Catherine Mayer
Why Sally Yates Stood Up to Trump – The New Yorker
For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History – The New York Times
Citizen Clinton – New York Magazine
Imagining a Black Wonder Woman – The Atlantic
In the first of what is sure to be many episodes about the role of women in elections, Episode 2: The Elections Process looks at elections near (the recent elections in Northern Ireland) and far (the DNC chair and the role of the DAUK Women’s Caucus) and how women’s issue fit into both of these.