Join us in thanking and recognizing Vermont women’s impact on our economy!
According to Vermont Works for Women’s Change the Story initiative, Vermont ranks #1 in the country in the proportion of women serving as state legislators.However, just ONE woman currently holds statewide elective office. Indeed, of the 294 citizens elected to hold statewide office since 1778, only 11 have been women.
- Women, Work and Wages in Vermont
- Where Vermont Women Work… and Why It Matters
- Women’s Business Ownership and the Vermont Economy
Do you have questions about women’s legal rights?
The Vermont Commission on Women’s handbook, The Legal Rights of Women in Vermont might provide answers. Chapters include: Adoption, Guardianship and Emancipated Minors; Consumer Protection and Fair Credit; Domestic Relations; Education; Employment Rights; Housing and Property Rights; Immigration; Insurance; Name Changes; Public Accommodations; Public Assistance and Government Benefits; Reproductive Rights; Violence Against Women and Children; and Wills, Probate Court, and Advanced Directives.
- A 200+ page Resource Directory of local, state and national organizations.
- Publications on frequently asked about topics like family leave or sexual harassment.
- A statewide event calendar: Learn about conferences, meetings and workshops for women and girls by using our event calendar. It’s easy to use, easy to add events to, and super mobile-friendly. VCW’s event calendar is an extension of our efforts to facilitate collaboration between Vermont organizations doing work with women and girls, and to increase public awareness and participation of these activities.
Are you interested in supporting a local women’s related cause and nonprofit? Consider donating or signing up to volunteer to help support women in our communities.