Why Iowa women matter: Changing lives

May 18, 2012

Iowa women are embracing change. In Iowa, more women have been welcomed into the military and more women are graduating from college. However, these changes are not enough. "SHE MATTERS: 2012 Status of Women and Girls in Iowa" reports an insignificant number of women being recognized in positions in legislature, insurance industries and on boards across the state.

The report also indicates that a percent of women are far from the ideal state of independence. Read more about "SHE MATTERS" and Terry Hernandez's input on the condition of females here.


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Words of Wisdom

“'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West it is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.”
Naomi Wolf (2009 Conference Speaker)