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Tell presidential candidates: women’s REAL issues deserve a debate

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It's time for presidential candidates to go on record about issues that affect all women and their families. 

Women represent more than half the population and turn out to vote more than men, yet women’s issues have received little attention during this presidential election cycle. In 21 primary debates, over 700 questions were asked of 16 candidates; only 6 were about issues that disproportionately affect women. 

Womensdebate.org is a nonpartisan collective of concerned citizens who are calling upon all political candidates to commit to a live presidential debate or town hall focused exclusively on issues affecting American women and girls, namely: 

  • Elimination of barriers that prevent equal participation in the economy
  • Access to quality affordable health care opportunities for all
  • Safe and just recourse when confronted with violence and sexual exploitation

Whether for yourself, your daughter, your spouse/significant other, your colleague or because it is the right thing to do, we urge you to sign this petition to have gender equality and women’s rights be addressed during this important election year.

We are all working towards a common goal – an equitable and safe environment for all.

Contact us at info@womensdebate.org.



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