Although women today can run for political office, they continue to be underrepresented in the US government. This title takes an inside look at the history of women in politics, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices. Features include a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.