Many have hailed 2018 as the “Year of the Woman.” Women are running for office in record numbers, and have been at the forefront of social movements from Parkland to the teacher’s strikes. But this progress does not extend to the federal government. President Trump has appointed twice as many men as women for positions in the federal government. Roughly one in three Trump appointees is female, as in the George W. Bush administration, whereas Obama and Bill Clinton granted roughly two in five positions to women. We are not making progress. And we are seeing record-breaking lows in women…

Aditi Juneja

Co-creator of Resistance Manual, OurStates.org. Creator and host of the Self Care Sundays podcast.

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