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Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

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We’re Hiring!

07.03.2014

We’re seeking to add talented people to our team. Check out our posts on these open positions at ERA’s headquarters in San Francisco. Please share these links widely. We are excited to meet you!... read more

What “Supervisor” (And the Fair Employment Protection Act) Means to Marginalized Women Workers

06.24.2014

ERA client Monica Fernando* worked as a line cook at a fast food restaurant where she was sexually harassed and assaulted by her direct supervisor. While the supervisor did not have the explicit... read more

On Title IX’s Birthday, Let’s Remember It Covers K-12 Too

06.23.2014

Happy Birthday, Title IX! After 42 years, Title IX continues to play a vital role in achieving gender equity in athletics and is an essential tool for protecting students from sexual harassment and... read more

Virginia Judge Greenlights ERA Suit Against Defense Contractor

06.12.2014

A federal judge in Virginia gave the green light to a proposed class action lawsuit against BAE Systems, filed by Equal Rights Advocates and the Law Offices of Joshua Friedman, which alleges that the... read more

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  • Executive Director Featured in UC Hastings Online Magazine
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  • Sexual Harassment and Assault Survivors Profiled by Seattle’s KIRO-TV
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  • Executive Director Noreen Farrell Discusses Sexual Harassment on KALW
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  • New Case: Conductor Fired from International Tour for Pregnancy
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