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Calling for Pay Equity on Women’s Equality Day

08.26.2016

Today is Women’s Equality Day – the day the nation celebrates the progress made in the 96 years since women won the right to vote. Not since 1920 has our progress been more apparent than it is... read more

Petition: Ask Gov. Brown to Sign Stronger California Bills

08.23.2016

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. It is a day to recognize and lift up women’s political and... read more

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: A Conversation with Christine Tervalon-Garrett

08.23.2016

August 23, 2016 is Black women’s equal pay day, which marks how far into 2016 Black women must work to make what white men made in 2015. To address the pay gap faced by women, especially those of... read more

For all the girls who dream big, the 2016 Olympics delivered

08.22.2016

This post was originally published in The New York Times’ Women in the World. It is co-authored by Noreen Farrell and Tuti Scott.  Forty-four years ago, the United States passed a law called Title... read more

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  • Equal Means Equal: A Wake-Up Call to Women
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  • For all the girls who dream big, the 2016 Olympics delivered
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  • Athletes being denied due process in Title IX investigations?
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  • What a new equal pay law in Massachusetts could do for everyone, not just women
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