News on Women and Elected Office in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has become the most diverse elected body in state government, with women holding 5 of the 7 Judicial Seats. The investiture ceremony for Justice Rebecca Bradley was held on January 26, 2016.


 Wisconsin Supreme Court 

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Moving Forward, 2015
an analysis of women in state and local elected office in Wisconsin and 10-year trends







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National Human Trafficking Hotline  

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REGISTER Your Community Service Agency for the National Hotline Referral Directory

Does your organization provide services that could benefit trafficking victims? Consider registering on the Human Trafficking Hotline Resource Directory.   For more information and inclusion criteria, review the National Human Trafficking Referral Directory Guidelines.

If you have questions about the directory, information is available on the Wisconsin Department of Justice Human Trafficking website.


FIND Wisconsin Information and Resources

Wisconsin Department of Justice Human Trafficking website

Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Human Trafficking website

Wisconsin Human Trafficking Task Force website

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Watch for the list of award recipients in March 2016!  Trailblazer Homepage




The Women's Council is Wisconsin's statutory commission on the status of women and girls.

Next meeting of the Women's Council

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
11:30AM * State Capitol, Room TBD

more info will be available closer to the meeting date



With a broad mandate, the agency's program agenda is set by a 15-member Women's Council appointed by the Governor and Legislative Leaders. The 2015-2016 agenda is focused on:


Human Trafficking
the Council is undertaking this new priority work for 2015-2016

Ongoing programs include

Women in Non-Traditional Occupations
& Women in Manufacturing

Women's Business Ownership
programs, resources and best practices 

Financial Literacy for Women
programs, resources and best practices 

Status of Women

For more information on the board, mission and history of the Council, see About Us.

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