​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Women's Council promotes initiatives to empower women, serves as a clearinghouse for information on programs and resources, conducts research on the status of women, and engages in unique partnerships to address barriers and inequalities affecting Wisconsin women. The Women's Council is comprised of 15 members appointed by the Governor and Legislative leaders.


2021-23 Biennial Report

The Wisconsin Women's Council has released our 2021-2023 Biennial Report. Check it out here​ to learn more about our work over the past two years and our 40th Anniversary year!

Women's Council Turns 40!

Last year, the Wisconsin Women's Council reached a milestone - we celebrated our 40th Anniversary!
 Since 1983, we have been working to advance women's equality and economic security.



​​​Babies born to Black mothers die at a rate more than twice (10.8 per 1,000 births) the rate for white babies (4.6 ​per 1,000 births) in the U.S.​ Learn more​ ​about this issue and efforts to improve outcomes. 


Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

​​Day of Awareness ​​| Tuesday, May 7, 2024 | Madison, WI


Women in Elected Office in Wisconsin​​

State & Local Government

 Statistics on Women in Local Government
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Timeline of Women in Elected Office in WI
State & Federal Offices
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