World Community Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en ‘Women Can Be Heroes’ – The Role of Women In Politics And Public Life http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/women-can-be-heroes-role-women-politics-and-public-life <p>Earlier this year, the 113th Congress was sworn in and as part of that, there are now a record-breaking 20 female senators.</p><p>U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer of California <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/meet-class-senate-swears-historic-20-female-senators/story?id=18113363">told ABC “World News” anchor Diane Sawyer</a>, "I think that until we get to 50, we still have to fight because it's still a problem.”</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:07:03 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 9959 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ‘Women Can Be Heroes’ – The Role of Women In Politics And Public Life