Listen: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton And FMLA discussed on We Went There
"Definitely my first March. And it's it's what called me the action with Trump and his comments during the election cycle haven't done any kind of activists or before this close to the election. This really did say we need to do more. And this is the first that we could jump in my survey seventy five percent of respondents said that they were inspired to run for office by seeing other women run. Twenty five percent said they were only mildly inspired by seeing other women run. The same numbers held true to the sentiment that they felt more comfortable running for the office knowing that there were other women in female identified folks, running this election. Christina damn a PHD candidate in the political science department at the university of Colorado boulder when women hold prominent elected office it inspires other women to run for office. And we also find that this effect holds for people who lose a prominent election la- damn and co authors have coined the term the Hillary Clinton affect meaning Donald Trump is not the main reason that more women are running for office, regardless. This is a big leap for women since nineteen ninety two when they were just getting inspired to run for office. Now, they feel in bold enough to be the change that they want to see and the support is out there. Lissouba also said across men and women of different age groups, young women are the ones who have disapproved of the presidency of Donald Trump the most according to a number of polls this disapproval is translating two major political pushback. This is an example of the media narrative that ranged women. Are the ones running for office? There is a bit of truth to the side. But it's not enough. That women are upset that is inhumane. It is. Absolutely imagine having to make that decision. Now that you haven't been thinking about it this whole journey for sure. But I like an episode of reality television. I'll Mesa see almost as if you're president was formerly reality television episode of reality television, but like in black mirror, exactly. Seeing the real life affects of laws enforced by the political administration that they did not vote for they now have the opportunity to enact change. So they are. During the first year of the woman women turn their anger into legislation. The created the office of women's health or the OWH in the National Institute of the NIH. They passed the FMLA the family and medical leave act and the violence against women act Lissouba said women could use their inspiration to enact change in twenty eighteen you see a lot of democratic women who are running saying that they were pushed to do this because of the Trump administration threatening healthcare, and they want to see more done on this topic. More women are running for office because they saw how much Hillary Clinton achieved. Politically, our research is based on prominent officeholders inspiring women to enter the political world at the state legislative level. Basically, the idea just saying that women are going to be more likely now to see themselves as part of the political process as.."