Re:Gender works to end gender inequity and discrimination against girls and women by exposing root causes and advancing research-informed action. Working with multiple sectors and disciplines, we are shaping a world that demands fairness across difference.
Below is my exchange with Susan W. Kaufmann, Associate Director for Advocacy at the University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women, where she addresses issues important to women through research and action.She holds an MS in environmental advocacy from the University of Michigan.
Linda Basch: What are the key issues facing women in your state?
Below is my exchange with Lisa McClain, Director of Gender Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Boise State University. In addition to her teaching and authoring of books and articles, Lisa is active on issues regarding women and religion, women and disability, violence against women and women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Linda Basch: What are the key issues facing women in your state as they get ready to hit the polls?
We all live incredibly busy lives.Often, we have time only to hear the soundbites or scan the headlines. Yet, with so much at stake, it’s important that we all know more.We’re not hearing enough about the real deal—what’s really going on in the lives of women and girls, and what’s really on our minds as we prepare to enter the polling booths next week.