Women in Politics


This page collects speeches, reference and web resources for women in American politics after the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.


Clinton, Hillary Rodham. "Womens' Rights Are Human Rights", 05 September 1995.

Diana, Princess of Wales. "Does the Community Care?", 17 November 1993.

Hill, Anita. Opening Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee, 11 October 1991.

Obama, Michelle. Speech to the Democratic National Convention, 25 July 2016.

Obama, Michelle. Final Address as First Lady, 06 January 2017.

Obama, Michelle. Speech at Maya Angelou Memorial

Obama, Michelle. [[[text:moboama-20200817| Speech to the Democratic National Convention, 17 August 2020}}}.

Sarachild, Kathie. A Program for Feminist "Consciousness Raising".

Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. Position Paper on Women in the Movement.

Yousafzai, Malala. Nobel Lecture.

Yousafzai, Malala. UN Address.

Related Bibliography

Feminist Theory and Criticism

Web Resources

CAWP: Center for American Women in Politics. Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University.
Women Deliver.
Postwar Gender Roles and Women in American Politics.

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